Climate Change: The Defining Health Challenge and Opportunity of the 21st Century
Location: Goldman Theater, David Brower Center & Livestream
Sponsor: UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Dean’s Speaker Series- Berkeley Energy and Climate Institute, Public Health Institute, Northern California Center for Occupational and environmental Health, and UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program
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The Lancet Countdown—an international research collaboration that tracks progress on the relationships between human health and climate change—will release its first annual Countdown Report tracking climate change and health indicators across five key domains on Oct. 31. Our panelists will discuss the implications of the report and California’s role as the U.S. leader in climate change mitigation policy.
Panel: Dr. Gina Solomon, Deputy Secretary for Science and Health, California Environmental Protection Agency; Rachel Morello-Frosch, Professor, UC Berkeley; Dr. John Balmes, Professor, UC Berkeley School of Public Health and UCSF; Hector De La Torre, Member, California Air Resources Board, Executive Director, Transamerica Center for Health Studies
Moderator: Dr. Linda Rudolph, Director, Center for Climate Change and Health, Public Health Institute