Climate Change, Air Pollution, and Your Health:
A Perfect Storm

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Climate Change, Air Pollution, and Your Health:

A Perfect Storm

The summer of 2023 was the hottest in recorded human history, triggering the worst wildfires in Canadian history.

As we continue to indiscriminately burn fossil fuels, we are also fuelling the perfect storm driving the greatest health crisis of our time. Fossil fuels pose staggering health risks both by escalating climate change and air pollution.

Learn about the latest planetary health research as it pertains to your health, our youth, and future generations.

Join in the following discussion regarding actions we can take to turn things around and steer towards a thriving sustainable future while we still have opportunity:

- Recognizing the Perfect Storm

- Health Impacts of Climate Change

- Health Impacts of Air Pollution

- Solutions & Advocacy

Dr. Mili Roy

Dr. Mili Roy is a physician/surgeon in the Greater Toronto Area involved in clinical practice, teaching and research, and is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.

She serves as Ontario Regional Co-chair for CAPE (Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment) and Co-chair of OCEC (Ontario Climate Emergency Campaign), a multi-sector environmental democracy coalition now representing over 850,000 Ontarians. As a mother and physician, she has been advocating increasingly in the planetary health space as the need to act has become more urgent.

Dr. Roy has been a practicing ophthalmologist for 25 years and is passionate about environmental and sustainability issues.

Health-care sector must lead on climate action ( (May 2. 2022) Accessed Nov 30, 2023

Dr. Mili Roy completed her medical degree at the University of Manitoba followed by a residency in ophthalmology and a fellowship in ocular immunology at McGill University. She has been actively engaged in research with several peer reviewed publications and serves as section editor for the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. Dr. Roy is a member of the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, (CAPE), the OMA’s Green is Health Medical Interest Group, and is certified as a Climate Reality Leader.  

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