Climate Week | “Human Health in a Changing Climate”

Jefferson Hall 250, 17 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Thu., Apr. 27, 2017, 9 a.m.

The Harvard Global Health Institute and the Climate Change Solutions Fund present: “Human Health in a Changing Climate.” Welcoming remarks by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust. Keynote address by Gina McCarthy, former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, with an introduction by Michelle Williams, Dean of the Harvard T.H. School of Public Health. A panel discussion will follow featuring Aaron Bernstein, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Anneliese Depoux, Centre Virchow-Villermé, University of Sorbonne Paris Cité; Ashish Jha, Harvard Global Health Institute; Jennifer Leaning, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights; Rainer Sauerborn, Heidelberg University; Jerry Taylor, Niskanen Center; Lise Van Susteren, Lucky Planet Foods; Michael VanRooyen, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; and Kira Vinke, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

The Harvard University Center for the Environment, in cooperation with a wide variety of partner institutions across the Harvard campus, has organized a week of climate change-related events called Climate Week. This week-long program will give the Harvard community, as well as the interested public, exposure to some of the best scholarship and thinking related to climate change that we have at the University. For more information and the full list of events visit: environment.harvard.edu/climateweek.

Gazette Classification: Environmental Sciences, Health Sciences, Science, Special Events, Sustainability
Organization/Sponsor: The Harvard Global Health Institute and the Climate Change Solutions Fund
Speaker(s): Welcoming remarks by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust., Keynote address by Gina McCarthy, former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency., Introduction by Michelle Williams, Dean of the Harvard T.H. School of Public Health., A panel discussion will follow featuring Aaron Bernstein, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Anneliese Depoux, Centre Virchow-Villermé, University of Sorbonne Paris Cité; Ashish Jha, Harvard Global Health Institute; Jennifer Leaning, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights; Rainer Sauerborn, Heidelberg University; Jerry Taylor, Niskanen Center; Lise Van Susteren, Lucky Planet Foods; Michael VanRooyen, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; and Kira Vinke, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Contact Info: Andrew Iliff, andrew_iliff@harvard.edu
More info: environment.harvard.edu…

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