When:
Friday, Apr 20, 2018 8:30a -
2:30p

Where:
Boston University School of Public Health
72 East Concord Street, 14th Floor
Boston, MA 02118

Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Lectures & Conferences, University

Event website:
http://www.bu.edu/sph/news-events/signature-programs/deans-symposia/changing-the-climate-how-public-health-cities-and-the-media-can-advance-climate-solutions/

Climate change will have enormous impacts on human health and well-being throughout the world. In response, many cities are developing farsighted policies to reduce carbon emissions while also adapting to ongoing changes. However, high-level political support for climate action remains weak, and policymakers need to be able to articulate the benefits of their climate policies. Public health researchers are documenting how urban climate solutions can directly benefit the health of local residents, but this research has not yet been communicated in a manner that has motivated effective action. This symposium will bring together thought leaders from public health, cities, and journalism to develop strategies that bring greater attention to—and produce visionary actions that address—the global climate challenge. Co-hosted with the Pulitzer Center.

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20/04/2018 08:30:00 20/04/2018 14:30:00 15 Changing the Climate: How Public Health, Cities, and the Media Can Advance Climate Solutions Climate change will have enormous impacts on human health and well-being throughout the world. In response, many cities are developing farsighted policies to reduce carbon emissions while also adap... Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118 Organizer Organizer e-mail false DD/MM/YYYY Reddit