I have developed online Powerpoint slide
shows on important environmental public health problems:
HYDRAULIC FRACTURING SAND MINING, PROCESSING AND GAS/OIL EXTRACTION RISKS
Global Warming Occurring? Statements from ten of
the most prominent scientific organizations in the world on
whether global warming is occurring or not.
Change: A basic presentation on evidence for
human-induced global warming, and steps that can be taken to
reduce its impacts.
Human Environmental Effects of Global Warming: A
presentation of evidence of harmful effects of global warming on
humans and our environment, including references for additional
ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT TOPICS:
Human Overpopulation: One of the most serious
threats to our existence.
Costs of Using Grass/Turf, and Alternatives: An
examination of the use of grass as landscaping, including
economic and environmental costs, as well as alternative
the Human Body Handles Drugs and Toxicants: A basic
presentation on how scientists predict the benefits of drugs and
risks from toxicants.
Act: Planning for a Sustainable Wisconsin: Discussion of
energy sources, transportation, and housing density in providing
for a sustainable Wisconsin future.
Associated With the Proposed 750 MW Coal-Fired Power Plant in
Tyrone: A draft overview of health risks associated with
coal-fired power plants in general, and the proposed Tyrone
power plant, in the context of Wisconsin power plants, in
A Natural Choice: An article I wrote for the fall 2009 Third Ward Newsletter about our natural yard in Eau Claire, WI..
Known Causes of Breast Cancer: A short presentation on known causes of breast cancer, in support of folks who organize the important Women Rock! events.
The Energy Exercise: A brief overview of the health risks from different sources of energy we use, with a fun exercise to find out if you value finances, comfort or health most in your energy choices.
Environmental Health Heroes: An overview of the essential work that Eau Claire City-County Health Department staff (many of whom are our ENPH graduates) are doing to protect public health. Thanks to Courtenay Johnson for the information and Silas Thompson for putting the show together.
Antibiotic Resistance: Results of septic system testing for antibiotic resistance. Also includes health concerns and recommendations to protect public health.
GPS Technology in Environmental Health: An overview of GPS approaches to monitor short- and long-term environmental health risks.
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