National HIA Meeting 2013: General Session – Climate Change, Green Infrastructure, and HIA

National HIA Meeting 2013: General Session – Climate Change, Green Infrastructure, and HIA

OVERVIEW

This session will explore the application of HIA to Green Building Design and other climate change mitigation activities. Leading practitioners in the field will present details of their work.

Moderator:

Tina Yuen, National Association of County and City Health Officials

Presentations:

Andrea Hamberg, Oregon Health Authority

Climate Smart Communities HIA (PDF)

Brent Bucknum, Urban Biofilter

Health Landscapes of West Oakland: Urban Biofilter and Green Design

Adele Houghton, Biositu, LLC

Using HIAs as a Green Building Design Tool to Enhance Resilience to Climate Change (PDF)

The front facade of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, DC.
ian-hutchinson-U8WfiRpsQ7Y-unsplash.jpg_master

Agenda for America

A collection of resources to help federal, state, and local decision-makers set an achievable agenda for all Americans

Quick View

Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for emerging challenges, it makes government more effective and better able to serve the public interest.

Lightbulbs
Lightbulbs

States of Innovation

Data-driven state policy innovations across America

Quick View

Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for difficult challenges. When states serve their traditional role as laboratories of innovation, they increase the American people’s confidence that the government they choose—no matter the size—can be effective, responsive, and in the public interest.

Latest from The Health Impact Project