Climate crisis

Active transport, such as walking, or cycling, is healthy for us, and the planet. (Black Press file photo)

OUR PLANETARY HEALTH: Active transport helps people and the planet

Megan Tomlinson Special to the Record The COVID-19 pandemic catalyzed a ‘Bicycle…

  • Oct 5, 2021

 

An ‘all hands on deck’ approach will be required to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare our communities to withstand the harsher climate of the future. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

OUR PLANETARY HEALTH: Immediate action must be taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Megan Tomlinson Special to The Record The summer of 2021 in this…

 

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OUR PLANETARY HEALTH: Health equity, social justice belong in climate change conversation

Megan Tomlinson Special to The Record Planetary health is a relatively new…

  • Jun 2, 2021

 

Ocean Legacy Foundation members conduct a shoreline pollution cleanup in Vancouver. (OLP)

It’s time to end ‘suffocating’ plastic pollution along B.C. shorelines, advocates urge

This Earth Day, Ocean Legacy Foundation is launching a free educational platform to educate the public about plastic pollution

Ocean Legacy Foundation members conduct a shoreline pollution cleanup in Vancouver. (OLP)
Our individual health is directly impacted by our planetary health. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

OUR PLANETARY HEALTH: The power of connection – we’re all in this together

Nadine Clark Special to The Record Earth Day, on April 22, approaches.…

  • Apr 7, 2021
Our individual health is directly impacted by our planetary health. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Heat pumps help keep your home warm in the winter, and cool in the summer. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Our planetary health: Heat pumps are a healthy option for us, and for the planet

Helen Boyd Special to Black Press Climate change is widely considered to…

  • Mar 3, 2021
Heat pumps help keep your home warm in the winter, and cool in the summer. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Shifting global food consumption to a primarily plant-based diet is one of the top ways of halting and reversing climate change, according to Project Drawdown. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

OUR PLANETARY HEALTH: A plant-rich diet is good for people, and the planet

The COVID-19 pandemic necessitated individual action, such as staying home and washing…

  • Feb 3, 2021
Shifting global food consumption to a primarily plant-based diet is one of the top ways of halting and reversing climate change, according to Project Drawdown. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Climate and Health is anew column being compiled by the Comox Valley Nurses for Health & the Environment specifically for the Comox Valley Record. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

OUR PLANETARY HEALTH: Climate crisis is a major health issue

Editor’s note: Comox Valley Nurses for Health & The Environment will be…

  • Dec 2, 2020
Climate and Health is anew column being compiled by the Comox Valley Nurses for Health & the Environment specifically for the Comox Valley Record. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE