Internal Integration of Climate Action and Public Health

Fellow supports integration of climate change and public health considerations into staff-level work and decision-making processes.

This may include:

  • Launching an intradepartmental working group to collaboratively identify goals and an action plan
  • Providing technical assistance for implementation of the action plan created
  • Training staff on the relationship between climate change and public health, and how climate change may impact staff’s work
  • Supporting continued staff engagement
  • Researching and analyzing best practices

Example 1: CDPH CalBRACE Assistance for Local Health Departments

Example 2: LA County Department of Public Health’s Climate and Health Initiative