Jan 31 – American Lung Association Webinar on Climate Change, Air Polution and Health
Thu, Jan 31, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
A webinar for health, medical and policy professionals covering topline findings of three recent major reports on climate change, air pollution, and health:
– Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C”
– United States’ 4th National Climate Assessment
– 2018 Lancet “Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change,” and the corresponding U.S. Brief
Authors of these reports – Kristie Ebi (PhD, MPH), Jeremy Hess (MD, MPH), and Renee Salas (MD, MPH, MS) – will join us to discuss key report findings and what they mean for the health and medical community.
Kristie L. Ebi, PhD, MPH, Professor in Global Health and Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Washington School of Public Health o Lead author on Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C,” and the United States’ 4th National Climate Assessment.
Jeremy J. Hess, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington.
o Author on the 2018 Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change global report and senior author on the corresponding U.S. Brief.
Renee N. Salas, MD, MPH, MS, Burke Fellow and Affiliated Faculty at the Harvard Global Health Institute, Clinical Instructor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School, emergency medicine physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
o Lead author on the 2018 Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change U.S. Brief.
Register for the webinar here