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Our Vision

Thriving Mississippi Communities with Healthy and Sustainable Families

With a rise in heat, extreme weather, droughts, flooding, and sea levels..

64% of  Mississippi adults are concerned about global warming 
72% of adults across the nation are concerned about global warming 
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Mitigation

Actions to prevent and minimize greenhouse gas emissions involve advocating for renewable clean energy, enhancing energy efficiency, promoting low-carbon products, services, and systems, and ensuring the sustainable use of land and forestry.

Adaption

Strategies to combat climate change include resource repurposing, biodiversity conservation, educational programs, and building climate-resilient communities.

Solutions

Equitable solutions include education, skill development, health professional webinars, community engagement, partnerships, disaster planning, environmental health advocacy, research, and awareness campaigns.

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The CDC's Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) framework is a five-step process that allows health officials to develop strategies and programs to help communities prepare for the health effects of climate change. 

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