Climate Action Team Public Health Workgroup Meetings, 2009-2016

This page last reviewed April 19, 2016

  • For those who cannot attend in person, the meeting will be WEBCAST
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  • Call-In option: See Agenda for details.

"Climate Change and Extreme Heat"


Presentations:  ("All" available for downloading, morning of the meeting)

Overview of Extreme Heat Projections and Vulnerability in California
Urban Heat Islands
Urban and Community Greening
Local Level Response and Planning
  • Local Health Department short reports and discussion
Next Scheduled Meeting:  Tuesday, July 19 at 1pm

For more information please contact Dan Woo at (510) 620-5934

Archive of Meetings

January 19, 2016

“California Climate Action: Local Health Department and Community Stakeholder Engagement in Climate Policy"

  • Community/Nonprofit Group Presentations--Engagement on Climate & Health Equitey at State Level
    American Lung Association in California
-Bonnie Holmes-Gen, Senior Director, Air Quality and Climate
-William Barrett, Senior Policy Analyst
-Jenny Bard, Director, Partner Engagement and Media Advocacy
Community Engagement in State Climate Policy
-Martha Dina Arguello, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Los Angeles (PSR-LA)

October 13, 2015

“Climate Adaptation Planning with Regional Collaboratives and Local Health Departments"

  • Regional collaboration on health-related climate adaptation – Introduction
Building Resilience through Collaboration - Sacramento County
   -Judy Robinson, Prinipal Planner/Sustainability Manager, County of Sacramento
Climate Change and Health in the Bay Area
   -Michael Kent, MEn, Ombudsman, Hazardous Material Program, Contra Costa County
   -Bruce Riordan, Program Director, Climate Readiness Institute
Climate Change and Public Health in the Sierra Nevada (no slides)
   -Diana Madson, Manager, Sierra CAMP (Climate Adaption & Mitigation Partnership)
   -Robert Ryder, MD, MSc, Health Officer, County of Mariposa
Collaboration for Resiliency and Public Health in the Los Angeles Region
   -Krista Kline, JD, MELP, Managing Director, Los Angeles Regional Collaborative for Climate Action and Sustainability (LARC)
   -Elizabeth Rhoades, PhD, Climate Change Policy & Programming, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
    -Linda Helland, MPH, CPH and Dan Woo, MS, MPH, Climate and Health Team, CDPH

February 24, 2015

“Climate Change and Health Equity in California"


October 8, 2014

“Promoting Active Transportation (AT):  The Health and Climate Benefits"


July 22, 2014

“Wildfire and Health in a Changing Climate"


May 1, 2014 

“Climate Change and Health:  Finding Opportunities for Action with Local Health Departments"


February 27, 2014


Agenda Links:
In this meeting CDPH will facilitate an open discussion for participants to share their comments on the Public Health Chapter of Safeguarding California, focused on the chapter’s priority action areas.  Written comments were due to the California Natural Resources Agency by 5 pm on Feb 28, 2014.

November 20, 2013 at 1 pm


September 26, 2013

  • "Assessing Public Health Knowledge of Climate Change and Role in Climate Action"
    Solange Gould, Senior Research Associate, Public Health Institute Presentation
  • "Creating and Mapping an Urban Heat Island Index for California"
    Bill Dean, California Environmental Protection Agency Presentation
  • "Urban Greening for Sustainable Communities Grant Program"
    Polly Escovedo, Program Manager, California Natural Resources Agency Presentation
  • "Bay Area Climate and Energy Resilience Project"
    Bruce Riordan, The Joint Policy Committee Presentation
  • "Resilient Sacramento: Regional Adaptation Collaborative"
    Kate Meis, Associate Director, Local Government Commission Presentation
  • "State Climate Change Programs"
    Michael McCormick, Seminor Planner, Governor's Office of Planning & Research Presentation

June 4, 2013

  • University of California, Office of the President
    John Kendle, Director of Operations Presentation
  • St. John’s Medical Center, Stockton, Dignity Healthcare Network
    John Kendle, Director of Operations Presentation
  • San Francisco Physicians for Social Responsibility and Healthy Food in Health Care Campaign and
    Food Matters Program/Health Care Without Harm.  Lucia Sucre, Co-Director Presentation

December 10, 2012

  • Extreme Heat Adaptation Interim Guidance: Public Review and Comment Period-Update

September 10, 2012


July 9, 2012

April 30, 2012

November 28, 2011

July 14, 2011

December 1, 2010

September 13, 2010

April 20, 2010

February 8, 2010

CAT Public Health Workgroup meeting

January 27, 2010

HIA Cap-and-Trade brainstorming meeting

December 17, 2009

Climate Action Team Public Health Workgroup

September 14, 2009

Climate Action Team Public Health Workgroup

July 6, 2009

Climate Action Team Public Health Workgroup

June 18, 2009

Climate Action Team Public Health Workgroup

For questions, please contact: Daniel Woo at (510) 620-5934.