Summing Up Our Third Year: 2021
This was an important year for us! The 2021 Climate Change and Human Health Report (otherwise known as C2H2) was published! This is an archival post of all our actions this year.
21.12.30 Bozeman Chronicle – many MtHPHCers signed on to the letter
21.12.29 Yellowstone Democratic Study Group, “C2H2” discussion, Rob and Lori Byron
21.12.23 Laurel Outlook Article on the presentation of our Montana-wide letter to Northwestern Energy:
21.12.18 Dr. Marian Kummer and Mac Nolde presented at the MT Science Center
21.12.14 AAP Council on Env Health/Section on Pediatric Trainees Town Hall on Climate, Lori Byron
21.12.10 Lori Byron provided written testimony against Oil and Gas permitting on public lands
21.12.07 Podcast by Beth Schenk: Nurses at COP26
21.12.06 Dr. Marian Kummer presented at the Ophir School in Big Sky.
21.12.01 Climate for Health blogpost “Raise the Flag for Clean Air in Montana”, Lori Byron,
21.12 Skaggs School of Pharmacy, University of Montana, Hayley Blackburn “In the News”
21.11.30 – 21.12.02 Montanans testify to EPA re: Methane rulings: Anne Hedges, Robert Byron, Michelle Uberuaga, Ava Shearer, Sue Beug, Winona Bateman, Melissa Hornbein info/recordings here
21.11.14 Missoulian OpEd by Ned Vasquez, Rebecca Elderkin, Chelsea Kuiper
21.11.10 Bozeman Chronicle: Guest column: Health professionals must do their part on climate. Emory Hoelscher-Hull, Lynne Foss, Marian Kummer, Sarah Lorch, Ned Vasquez, Robert Byron and Lori Byron
21.11.10 Billings Gazette Guest view: Teresa Blascovich MD, Billings; Ned Vasquez MD, Missoula; Robert Byron MD, Hardin; Lori Byron MD, Hardin; and Cathy White MD, Butte. Healthcare providers do their part to mitigate global warming
21.11.10 – Rob and Lori Byron teach on air pollution in the Ekalaka school.
21.11.10 Helena Independent Record OpEd Ned Vasquez, M.D., Missoula; Robert Byron, M.D., Hardin; Lori Byron, M.D., Hardin; Debra Remillard, PA,Helena; and Carolyn Meyer, M.D., Helena. Guest view: Healthcare providers do their part to mitigate global warming
21.11.08 Montana Standard OpEd : Cathy White MD, Butte; Ned Vasquez MD, Missoula; Robert Byron MD, Hardin; Lori Byron MD, Hardin; and Teresa Blascovich MD, Billings.Guest view: Healthcare providers do their part to mitigate global warming
21.11.08 Research article by Lori and Rob Byron – MT (and others) – Pediatric Climate Change Advocacy: A Call to Action for Health Care Providers Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk
21.11.07 Research article by Lori Byron (and others). Integrating Climate Change Education into Board Certification for Pediatricians: a Model for Other Specialties, The Journal of Climate Change and Health, Here
21.11.03 Drs Jen Robohm and Halley Blackburn, IoE Rough Cut Series: Mental Health Challenges associated with Climate Change and Climate Change-Related Work: Strategies from the Field
21.11.04 New York Times article featuring Dr. Beth Schenk
21.11.02 Beth Schenk ANHE podcast: Climate Justice 10 Najeem Al Balushi – A Nursing
view from Oman
21.11.01 Beth Schenk featured in this Providence blog. Earth day can’t wait: We need to
act now on climate change.
21.10.30 Beth Schenk ANHE podcast: 4 #14 Climate Justice 9. Dr Connie Nguyen-Truong,
Dr Shameem Rakha. Deconstructing Racialized Experiences
21.10.30 Mac Nolde tabled at the Montana Association for the Education of Young
Children, Butte, MT.
21.10.28 Signed on to a statewide organizational letter to Congress supporting climate provisions in the Build Back Better Act.
21.10.27 MSU Senate voted (and tabled) on resolution to acknowledge the climate emergency – Robert Byron commented
21.10.27 Beth Schenk ANHE podcast: 4 #13 Climate Justice 8 Bradley Thompson, MSN, RN-BC, PMHCNS-BC “Nursing is Nothing Without Action”
21.10.27 Environmental Health class and Politics of Energy Policy class at MSU, Drs. Rob and Lori Byron were guest lecturers.
21.10.25 research paper published : Climate & health concerns of MT public & environmental health professionals: a cross-sectional study. Lori Byron
21.10.21 MT nurses meeting w Tester: Beth Schenk, Sarah Johnson, Teresa Wicks , Frances DeForrest, Jessica Dahlman
21.10.18 MtHPHC signed on to a letter ‘Protect Health – Recommendations for the Biden Administration in response to the climate crisis’
21.10.14 sign on w ALA for electric school buses
21.10.14 meeting with Arizona health advocates – to help start a clinicians for climate action group
21.10.14 Nick Silverman presented for the Mt Drought Management Plan Revision webinar
21.10.14 Beth Schenk ANHE podcast: 4 #12 Climate Justice 7 Maria Alejandra Orostegui Santander, RN, PhD, Visionary Educator in Colombia
21.10.12 Webinar: Climate and Health: What every MT parent should know, sponsored by Families for a Livable Climate and MontanaHPHC, Rob and Lori Byron
MT.21.10.10 MEHA and MPHA newsletter stories on the climate Change and Health survey research done in Montana
21.10.08 Ravalli Republic OpEd by Kit Tilly and Hillery Daily. Climate change will affect Bitterroot economy
21.10.07 MT Physician meeting with Senator Tester – Ned Vasquez, Rob and Lori Byron
21.10.07 Dr. Robohm Using an IPE “Simulation Day” to Teach about the Physical and Mental Health Impacts of Climate Change. Virtual presentation for WWAMI Behavioral Scientists’ Annual Meeting.
21.10.06 Beth Schenk Rough Cuts Series, MSU Institute on Ecosystems : Environmental Stewardship in Healthcare. Watch here
21.10.06 Beth Schenk – Western Institute of Nursing Critical Conversations: Nursing’s Response to Climate Change: A Complex Socioenvironmental Crisis
21.10.06 Beth Schenk ANHE podcast: 4 #11 Climate Justice 6 Dr. Lizeth Veliz Rojas, Creative Educator and Public Health Nurse in Chile
21.10.04 Dr. Jen Robohm. Mental Health and Climate Change: A Tale of 3 Crises. Presentation “Introduction to Climate Change” course at the University of Montana in Missoula, MT
21.10.01 Winona Bateman and Rob Byron, Missoula Current article: Sustainable Montana: CC and Children's Health
21.09.29 Sue Higgins – MSU global health class
21.09.29 Wildfire/heatwave Simulation Training Event for the Western Montana FP Residency Program, Jen Robohm and Hayley Blackburn
21.09.25 Tabling, Missoula Energy Fair
21.09.21 ANHE Climate Justice Podcast Series by Dr Beth Schenk: Tammy Davis – Committed to Community Service
21.09.18 Montana Academy of Pediatrics 2021 Roundup, Health in the 406 Update. Drs. Rob and Lori Byron
21.09.17 Tabling at Montana Academy of Pediatrics 2021 Roundup
21.09.16 MtHPHC and MEIC “Don’t Fall for Gas”. Drs Rob and Lori Present on health harms of methane.
21.09.15 Institute of Ecosystems Rough Cut Series Climate-Health Interface from C2H2: Danger and Opportunity, Rob and Lori Byron
21.09.11 ANHE Climate Justice Podcast Series by Dr. Beth Schenk: Supporting Climate Health in Kenya
21.09.10-11 Tabling for MtHPHC at the MT ACP meeting
21.09.09 Drs Byron and M Kummer present to the MT Asthma Advisory Group on C2H2
21.08.31 ITEP: Status of Tribes and Climate Change Report. Dr. Mari Eggers and John Doyle – co-authors
21.08.26 NBS News MT: Gaps in wildfire smoke warning system leave people exposed
21.08.24 Sarah Coefield of Missoula featured on this EPA site
21.08.20 ANHE Climate Justice Podcast Series by Dr Beth Schenk: Dr. Faith Nawagi, Nursing Leader from Uganda to Minneapolis
21.08.19 Beth Schenk blogpost
21.08.09 Missoulian OpEd, Beth Schenk, Chris Brick, Gwen Lankford, Karen Knudsen, Melissa Matassa-Stone, Paul Herendeen and Peter McDonough Opinion: Moving forward with best climate solutions
21.08.05 Scott Bischke – letter to Jon Tester
21.08.04 Formal Comments re: Laurel Gas Plant: Lori Byron
21.08.01 ANHE Climate Justice Podcast Series by Dr Beth Schenk: Green Teams in Canada
21.07.21 AHEC MedStart presentation “Climate and Health”. Rob and Lori
21.07.21 National Pediatric Climate Ambassadors Training. Lori Byron presented, Dr. Cindy Edstrom of MT attended.
21.07.20 Montana Great Beginnings Great Families Conference “Women, Infants, and Children: Climate and Health.” Videorecording. Rob and Lori Byron.
21.07.12-18 Wildfire Smoke Ready Week in Missoula montanawildfiresmoke.org, including a presentation by smoke expert Sarah Coefield
21.07.01 Providence hospital event. Dr Beth Schenk Facebook , LinkedIn
21.06.25 –MT Dept of Labor Listening Session, Billings, re: IECC (International Energy Conservation Code) 2021 adoption
21.06.17-18 Helena climate summit and Livingston’s Electric School Bus
Event by Moms’ Clean Air Force and Families for a Livable Climate
21.07.17 AHEC MedStart presentation, Missoula “Climate Change and Health
Careers”. Drs. Jennifer Robohm and Hayley Blackburn
21.06.15 – EPA Oil and Natural Gas Listening Sessions
Micheller Uberauga public comments, written comments from Lori Byron
21.06.12 Citizens Climate Lobby National “Doctors Support Carbon Pricing”, moderated by Lori Byron
21.06.02 Safe1EPA Hearing Public Hearing on EPA’s Reconsideration of Previous Administration’s Withdrawal of California’s Waiver to Enforce Greenhouse Gas Standards for Cars and Light Trucks. Testifying Montanans: Melissa Hornbein of Helena attorney, Ronni Flannery, Michelle Uberuaga, Connor Ploeger, Rob Byron, Lori Byron
21.05.30 Miles City UCC Church: Environmental Justice: The Systemic, the Vulnerable, the Personal. Rob and Lori Byron
21.05.25 Offices of Daines, Tester, and Rosendale: Ronni Flannery, Rob and Lori Byron met with office staff
21.05.20 “The What and Why of Weird Weather” featuring Montanans:
Dr. Marian Kummer, a retired pediatrician from Billings MT
Logan Mannix, a rancher with Mannix Grassfed Beef, Helmville, MT
Paul Herendeen, from Clearwater Credit Union, Missoula MT
and climate scientist Dr. Scott Denning from Colorado State University, watch here
21.05.19 CleanMed Connect 2021 Self-care & community in times of crises panel included Lori Byron
21.05.18 CleanMed Connect 2021. Environmental Health and Equity: Providence’s Leadership Story. Dr Beth Schenk.
21.05.18 Council of Environmental Health, American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatric Climate Advocacy Update. Dr. Lori Byron
21.05.13 PEHSU (Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units) National Meeting: Environmental Health Disparities: PEHSUs and Environmental Justice. John Doyle and Drs. Mari Eggers and Lori Byron
21.05.11 Bitterroot Climate Action Group, Montana C2H2 presentation. Rob and Lori Byron
21.05.06 Yellowstone Valley Gives, Rob and Lori Byron tabled
21.05.04 American Thoracic Society: "Wildfires Effects on Vulnerable Populations", Dr. Paul Smith
21.04.26 Solve Climate by 2030. Climate Change Studies Program, U Montana.
Nick Silverman, Jen Robohm, Gwen Lankford, Melody Hollar. Here
21.04.26 Planetary Health Conference: The Nurses are Here. Dr. Beth Schenk. More here
21.04.26 Dr Beth Schenk. Jonas Scholarship Environmental Health Conference Also I’ll be on a panel for the Jonas Scholarship panel
21.04.25 Guest opinion: Climate change impacts are already here. Marian Kummer. Read here
21.04.22 Explore Big Sky OpEd: C2H2-The New Climate Report, Dr. Marian Kummer . Read here
21.04.21 Bitterroot Star, The Problem of Food Waste and What We Can Do About It, Bitterroot Star, Dr. Hillery Daily
21.04.17 Oregon State AAP Meeting, AAP and Climate Advocacy, Lori Byron
21.04.16 Western Institute of Nursing Podium presentation: Nursing Environmental Awareness Tool (NEAT) , Dr Beth Schenk
21.04.16 Citizens Climate University, Health Impacts of Climate Change & Burning Fossil Fuels, Drs. Rob and Lori Byron, watch here
21.04.12 AAP News Pediatricians’ voices grow louder on climate’s impact on child health, equity,Lori Byron, Read here
021.04.11 American Academy of Pediatrics Legislative Conference. Video by Lori Byron.
21.04.09 Penn State Vallance Lecture in Nursing Innovation: "Passion Drives Change: Environmental Stewardship in Health Care,", Dr. Beth Schenk
21.04.08 U Washington MPH Program Galvanizing Climate Justice, Dr. Rob Byron
21.04.07 Cafe Scientifique Past and Future of Wildfire, MSU’s Dave McWethy Here
2021.04.02 Edible Bozeman: Our Food, Our Climate, Our Health, Rob Byron and Madison Boone. Read here
21.04 Students for One Health (SOH) club, Midwestern University, Glendale AZ. Julia Ryder presented. Students included PA, DO, optometry, CRNA, vet med, PT, OT, and Dental.
April 2021 State of the Air Report from the American Lung Association. Read here
2021.03.25 Ideagen Global Power Chat featuring Dr. Beth Schenk
2021.03.24 UM Climate and Health Course, Dr. Beth Schenk spoke
2021.03.22 Montana State University, Dr.Beth Schenk presents to undergraduate nursing students
2021.03.19 “Health for a Better World: Providence - Carbon Negative by 2030”, Friday Medical Conference, WMT-AHEC, Dr. Beth Schenk
2021.03.19 Linked-In Live Event of Providence: Environmental Stewardship, Dr. Beth Schenk
2021.03.19 Climate Change and Human Health: Moving Forward, a DPHHS Healthier Montana Lunch and Learn series, Rob and Lori Byron
2021.03.18 U.S House Committee on Climate and Health Dr Beth Schenk testified, representing Health Care WIthout Harm and the American Lung Association
2021.03.11 Climate Presentation to WWAMI Program Directors, Dr.Jen Robohm
2021.03.10 - Community Nursing Class, MSU, Julie Ryder
2021.03.09 Graduate Environmental Health Class, Montana Tech, Rob and Lori Byron
2021.03.09 Pediatricians and Climate Advocacy, U of Connecticut Medical Students, Lori Byron
2021.03.08 - Washington State University, Dr. Beth Schenk presented to undergraduate nursing students on climate and health
2021.03.03 Nature's Guardians: What Indigenous Voices can Teach Us, Trent Center, Duke University, Rob and Lori Byron
2021.03.01 GENERAL INTERNISTS AS CLIMATE HEALTH ADVOCATES , commentary, Society for General Internal Medicine, Rob Byron
2021.03.01 Everything Lubbock News Article, Lori Byron
2021.02.26 Missoula Current Column " At Providence, WE ACT to care for the climate" by Dr. Beth Schenk.
2021.02.22 Climate Change and AAP Climate change advocacy, U of Connecticut Residents, Lori Byron
2021.02.17 12-1 Montana C2H2 Health Equity Webinar brought to you by Center for American Indian and Rural Health Equity (CAIRHE), • Alexandra Adams, MD, PhD, Director, Center for American Indian and Rural Health Equity, Montana State University • Robert Byron, MD, MPH, FACP, Crow Indian Health Center, Hardin • Lori Byron, MD, FAAP, Pediatric Hospitalist, Billings • Mari Eggers, PhD, MSU Research Scientist, Member Gallatin Board of Health. Watch here
2021.02.13 Climate Advocacy Training, American Medical Student Association annual meeting, Lori Byron
2021.02.10 Env Health Class, Montana Tech, Rob and Lori Byron
2021.02.09, CBS Morning News: Climate and Health and Pediatricians, Lori Byron
2021.02.01 Podcast with Dr. Beth Schenk, CHANT: The Climate, Health, and Nursing Tool
2021.02 Dr. Beth Schenk interviewed by Brazilian nurses for a book on climate and children.
2021.01 University of Montana Climate and Health course began: arranged by Jennifer Robohm, PhD. and Hayley Blackburn, PharmD.
2021.01 Montana Environmental Health Association Newsletter featured a story on the 2021 Montana Climate Change and Human Health Report
2021.01.27 Physical Impacts of Climate Change. Dr. Rob Byron presented to the U. Montana Climate and Health Course.
2021.01.26 The Center for Science, Technology, Ethics & Society Presents:
How Will Climate Change Impact Health in Montana? Tuesday January 26, 7pm with Alex Adams, Bruce Maxwell, and Robert Byron, authors of the Climate Change and Human Health Report. Watch live here
2021.01.25 Heat-Related and Respiratory Illness. Dr. Paul Smith presented to the U. Montana Climate and Health Course.
2021.01.20 Climate Change, Health Disparities, and Environmental Justice. Dr. Robin Saha presented to the U. Montana Climate and Health Course.
2021.01.12 University of Michigan Medical Student Class on Severe Weather Events,Climate Change, and Health. Presented by Drs. Byron
2021.01.08 Dr. Beth Schenk did a webinar on Environmental Stewardship: We ACT to to Carbon Negative. Watch here.
2021.01.04 ANHE Podcast by Beth Schenk: Promoting Health and Justice. Listen here
2021.12.31 OpEd Explore Big Sky. Faith-Based Healing: Past, Present, Future Rob and Lori Byron
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