Climate Change Series: Jonathan Patz
"Climate Change: Health Risks and Opportunities"
Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH
Professor and John P Holton Chair in Health and the Environment
Director, Global Health Institute, University of Wisconsin
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
William Pitt Union, Ballroom
3959 Fifth Ave
How can we protect human health from the effects of climate change? Award-winning professor Jonathan Patz will relate the historic outcomes of the UN Conference of the Parties meeting (COP21) to his more than two decades of research on the health effects of climate change and show how a low-carbon economy can offer large public health opportunities.
This lecture was made possible by the University of Pittsburgh Honors College in collaboration with:
The Graduate School of Public Health
Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
The National Aviary
NAS/NAE Science & Engineering Ambassadors Program