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Extreme Weather: Climate and Health in Crisis

August 17th, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

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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.

Email your questions to theforum@hsph.harvard.edu or post your questions to Facebook @ForumHSPHor @pritheworld.

Post your questions for the Q&A on: @ForumHSPH or @pritheworld  #ForumHSPH

This Q&A will stream on Facebook and on The Forum website.



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:




Date: August 17th, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Calendars: Public Events, School-wide Events, University-wide Events
Event types: Lectures / Seminars / Forums