“It’s here. It’s become a part of summer in most areas of Canada. It’s bad for you. But there’s a lot more to it than that. What exactly makes wildfire smoke harmful to breathe? And what about the mental health impact of hazy skies and a darkened future?”
“Wildfires have created smoky skies across much of Canada, with air quality and smog warnings in various parts of the country. Matt Galloway talks to a doctor and a meteorologist about the health risks, and whether climate change means these hazy skies are the new normal.”
“The World Meteorological Organization warns that global temperatures may temporarily surpass 1.5 C degrees of warming within the next five years. What’s your next move?”
“COP27, held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, was expected to be the ‘Implementation COP’ that would translate previous commitments into tangible action. Our host, Vitor Tomaz, is joined in this episode by Dr Courtney Howard to discuss her intellectual journey into climate advocacy, how global health advocacy and organisations can also push forward climate goals, and what a civil society participant aims to achieve at a global climate conference like COP.”
“Dr. Courtney Howard is an emergency physician in Yellowknife and the advocacy co-chair for a WHO working group on climate and health. She is pushing the Canadian government to face the climate crisis head-on.”
Dr Howard speaks about vaccine equity on the Real Talk Ryan Jespersen show.
“This is a truly inspiring episode.
Emergency physician and planetary health expert, Dr. Courtney Howard and I discuss how the environment is impacting global health and why it’s worth investing in. We also discuss the importance of physician advocacy.
Courtney is a legend!”
Leading Canadian physician climate change advocate Dr. Courtney Howard discusses her recent experiences through a leadership lens”
“Dr.Courtney Howard, an emergency physician in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada on how parents can talk with youngsters to allay their fears about climate change, or what she calls #ecoanxiety. #WPRO drcourtneyhoward.ca”