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PHI’s Linda Rudolph on “Preparedness, Climate, Wildfires and Health” (Webinar)

Join the World Affairs Council and Americares on Wednesday, June 17th for a virtual panel discussion addressing wildfires and climate change in California and globally. Panelists, including PHI’s Linda Rudolph, will discuss how climate change and wildfires are impacting human health, and explore preparedness and best practice strategies to minimize future health impacts and inequities, especially in the context of COVID-19.

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Preparedness, Climate, Wildfires and Health

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 | 12-1 pm PT | 3-4 pm ET

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Join the World Affairs Council and Americares on Wednesday (6/17) for a virtual panel discussion addressing wildfires and climate change in California and globally. Panelists, including PHI’s Linda Rudolph, will discuss how climate change and wildfires are impacting human health, particularly among the most vulnerable. And we’ll learn what preparedness and best practice strategies can be used to minimize future health impacts and inequities, especially in the context of COVID-19.

Panelists

  • Aaron Bernstein, MD, MPH: Interim Director, The Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Linda Rudolph, MD, MPH: Senior Advisor, Climate, Health and Equity, Public Health Institute
  • Kristin Stevens: Director, Preparedness and Disaster Risk Reduction, Americares

Moderator:

  • Bruce Riordan: Program Director for the Climate Readiness Institute at UC Berkeley and Director of the Bay Area Climate Adaptation Network

Registration information

To RSVP, click here and select “Americares” as your ticket type. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email and the link to join the webinar from the World Affairs Council.

Originally published by World Affairs


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