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Climate CoP 2024 Session 5 (Ensure a Just Transition)

SESSION 5: The Second Foundational Focus: Ensure a “Just Transition” by Building Healthy, Just, Equitable, Zero-Emission & Climate-Resilient Regenerative Built, Economic, and Ecological Conditions


PRESENTERS: Bob Doppelt, ITRC Coordinator; Ruben Cantu, Director of Prevention Institute Safety and Wellbeing Team; and Tamira Jones Machado, Director of Capacity Building, National Association of Community Resilience Planners.



PROGRAM:

  • The meaning and importance of a "just transition" for the climate emergency.

  • The impacts of structural drivers of health inequities on communities and methods to alter community conditions that support the drivers.

  • The importance of and methods to create safe, healthy, just and equitable, zero-emission, climate-resilient and ecologically regenerative local physical/built conditions to prevent and heal individual, community, and societal mental health and psychosocial problems.

  • The importance of and methods to create locally-owned zero-emission regenerative businesses and family-wage jobs to prevent and heal mental health and psychosocial problems.

  • The importance of and methods to protect and regenerate local forests, watersheds, soils, biodiversity, and air quality to prevent and heal individual, community, and societal traumas.


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