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Climate Change & Health: Looming Clouds with Silver Linings - Dr. Jonathan Patz

Date: 04/09/2010

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: R380 - IonE Seminar Room Vocational-Technical Education

Cost: Free

Description:

Dr. Patz is Professor of Environmental Studies & Population Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment. He Co-chaired the health expert panel of the US National Assessment on Climate Change and was a Convening Lead Author for the United Nations/World Bank Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. For the past 15 years, Dr. Patz has been a lead author for the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (or IPCC) – the organization that shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore.

His presentation will focus on climate change, energy systems and their impacts on human health.

Contact:

  • Name: Stephanie Szurek
  • E-mail: sjszurek@umn.edu
  • Sponsored by: Institute on the Environment

Disability Options:

Room is handicap accessible.

Event Recording: https://umconnect.umn.edu/ione

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