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The observed and projected impacts of climate change on human health are significant. While climate change has gathered global momentum and is taught frequently, the extent to which the relationships between climate change and health are taught remains uncertain. Education provides an opportunity to create public engagement on these issues, but the extent to which historical implementation of climate health education could be leveraged is not well understood. To address this gap, we propose to conduct a scoping review of all forms of teaching that have been used to illustrate the health effects of climate change between 2005 and 2017, coinciding with a turning point in the public health and climate change agendas following the 2005 Group of 7/8 (G7/8) Summit.

Original publication

DOI

10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020330

Type

Journal article

Journal

Bmj open

Publisher

BMJ Journals

Publication Date

20/05/2018

Volume

8

Pages

1 - 5

Total pages

5

Keywords

Climate Change, Public Health, Learning, Instruction, Global Health