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Extreme Weather: Climate and Health in Crisis
2021/08/17 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
EXTREME WEATHER: Climate and Health in Crisis
Presented jointly with The World from PRX & GBH
Live Online Q&A with Renee Salas, Yerby Fellow, C-CHANGE, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Emergency Medicine Physician
From major wildfires, to deadly heat, to massive flooding, the U.S., Europe, and elsewhere have experienced extreme weather this summer, costing lives and exacerbating health conditions and disparities. In this live-streamed Q&A, Renee Salas, emergency medicine physician and Yerby Fellow at the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment (C-CHANGE) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will describe how extreme weather impacts health and why some groups are particularly at risk. Join Dr. Salas and The World’s Carolyn Beeler online as they explore the deepening crisis at the intersection of climate change and health.
Carolyn Beeler, Environment Correspondent and Editor, The World
Renee Salas, Yerby Fellow, Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment (C-CHANGE), Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and practicing emergency medicine physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Later, we will post the video OnDemand: