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Clearing the Air: Why Now Is the Time to Tackle Global Air Pollution

2021/10/13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Covid-19 lockdowns briefly showed us a world that could be: one with improved outdoor air quality thanks to reduced traffic and energy production. At the same time, the pandemic brought renewed attention to the under-examined issue of indoor air pollution. We must now seize this moment to address one of the biggest threats to the climate and to global human health. This event will include leaders from academia, government, and the private sector discussing what must be done in order to reduce air pollution and tackle climate change.

Clearing the Air: Why Now Is the Time to Tackle Global Air Pollution

When Public Health Means Business, Part 7

Moderated by CNN Correspondent Stephanie Elam

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 | 1-2pm ET 

A Signature School Event

Presented with the World Health Organization (WHO)


How to Watch: 


YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/HarvardTHChanSchoolofPublicHealth 


Michelle Williams, Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Angelopoulos Professor in Public Health and International Development, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Kennedy School (@HarvardChanDean)

Maria Neira, Director of the Public Health, Environment and Social Determinants of Health Department, WHO (@DrMariaNeira)


Heather Adair-Rohani, Technical Officer, WHO 

Donee Alexander, Chief Science Officer, Clean Cooking Alliance  

Ari Bernstein, Director, Harvard C-CHANGE (@DrAriBernstein)

Michael Greenstone, Economist at Energy Policy Institute, University of Chicago 

Ed Markey, US Senator (@SenMarkey)

Ebony Twilley Martin,  Co-Executive Director, Greenpeace (@Ebony_4_Justice)

Mark Watts, Executive Director, C40 Cities (@MarkWatts40)


Stephanie Elam, Correspondent, CNN (@StephanieElam)


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Public Events, School-wide Events, University-wide Events
Event type(s):
Lectures / Seminars / Forums