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NACCHO Demonstration Site: Climate Change Surveys of Lodging, Retail Food, and Restaurant Facilities


The Environmental Health Program (EHP) of the Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department (HSPHD) works with licensed food and lodging establishments in plan review and process control, so it is natural that EHP should be instrumental in helping these establishments identify sources of and means to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, thereby further protecting the public’s health.  To do so, EHP planned to establish baseline information on energy use by these establishments through direct survey.


Climate Change Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Adaptation, Climate, Data, Environmental Health, Health Promotion and Health Education, Mitigation


Institutional Author:

Hennepin County (MN) Human Services and Public Health Department





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Climate change surveys
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While the brief format is very accessible, it leaves a lot of questions unanswered.

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climate change
By David Overfield
surveys could be used at various facilities to help with their mitigation efforts