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TABLE OF CONTENTSACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND ORGANIZATIONS..................................................................3OVERVIEW...........................................................................................................................5Purpose of Guidebook.................................................................................................. 5The Need for Public Health Action................................................................................ 5Participant Exploration................................................................................................. 9SECTION ONE: CLIMATE CHANGE AND PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS............................11PART A: Overview of Climate Change, Impacts and Preparedness Strategies............ 11Introduction to Climate Change.............................................................................. 11Impacts from a Shifting Climate............................................................................. 12Consequences for Public Health and Opportunities for Leadership ....................... 13Considerations For Implementing Preparedness and Mitigation Activities.............. 15Participant Exploration ......................................................................................... 17PART B: A Closer Look at the Public Health Consequences....................................... 19Health Risks From Climate Change and Strategies to Address Them..................... 19The Health Benefits of Reducing Emissions........................................................... 31Participant Exploration ......................................................................................... 32SECTION TWO: INTERNAL COLLABORATIONS AND INTEGRATING EFFORTS.................35Participant Exploration .............................................................................................. 38Participant Exploration .............................................................................................. 42Participant Exploration .............................................................................................. 46SECTION THREE: BUILDING EXTERNAL COLLABORATIONS...........................................47Participant Exploration .............................................................................................. 50Participant Exploration .............................................................................................. 54SECTION FOUR: COMMUNICATING EFFECTIVELY ABOUT CLIMATE & HEALTH..............56PART A: Messaging on a Specific Issue...................................................................... 57Participant Exploration ........................................................................................... 61PART B: Making an Explicit Connection Between Climate Change and Health........... 62Participant Exploration............................................................................................ 65Participant Exploration............................................................................................ 69Participant Exploration............................................................................................ 72APPENDIX A: PUBLIC HEALTH FRAMEWORKS AND PROGRAMS....................................74APPENDIX B: RESOURCES...............................................................................................76ENDNOTES........................................................................................................................79

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