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Mitigating Anesthesia’s Impact on the Environment

This webinar provided a presentation of factors within the practice of anesthesia that impact the environment and the sustainability priorities that can be employed to mitigate them.

The Environment, Climate and Health

Speakers discussed two topics: the science behind trees and the role they play in climate change as well as public health and environmental justice in Massachusetts communities.

Forest Therapy as an Intervention for Mental Health Impacts of Climate Change

A panel discussed the mental health impacts related to climate change and explored how forest therapy can be used as a vehicle to address these impacts.

Health Care’s Responsibility in Climate, Health and Racial Equity

A speaker explored the role of health care in the climate change crisis and racial equity and how health care professionals are often at the center of community response and resilience.

Approaches and Challenges in the Construction of a New Hospital Building

A panel discusses the approach and challenges to achieving the hospital's environmental sustainability and resiliency goals throughout the Cambridge Street Project.

Pollution, Climate Change and Health

A featured speaker discusses the impacts of the changing global environment on human health with a particular focus on pollution and climate change.

Understanding and Preventing the Adverse Health Impacts of Extreme Heat and Weather

Understanding & Preventing the Adverse Health Impacts of Extreme Heat & Weather

A panel discusses the adverse impacts of extreme heat on population health, the effectiveness of prevention strategies and how social resilience is important in preparing for climate change.

Climate Change Symposium: Our Health Care System, Our Patients and You

A panel explores the relationship between climate change, environmental degradation and risks to human health and offers strategies to address the climate crisis.

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The Center for the Environment and Health works with leadership at Mass General to integrate environmental sustainability into the clinical, research and educational activities of the hospital.