Cool Neighbourhoods Are Healthy Neighbourhoods

The purpose of this briefing paper is to help ignite further collaboration between local government and health sectors around the development and adoption of mutual strategies for health and environmental benefits.

The paper is intended to support the work of local and regional policy planners, energy planners, and public health practitioners. It will also support those involved in land use and transportation planning and health promotion, including local elected officials and community members or groups interested in connecting the dots between climate protection and health. The strategies and supporting research herein are particularly relevant to urban and suburban communities.

Publisher: Vancouver Coastal Health
Aug, 2012
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