Climate Justice: Local, Tribal, Global, and Generational

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Online

Join American Public Health Association, PHI Center for Climate Change and Health, Island Press 

This year, 2017, is the American Public Health Association's "Year of Climate Change". Please hold the date for a very special kick-off webinar on "Climate Justice: Local, Tribal, Global, and Generational". You'll hear from speakers who are engaged in the fight for climate justice and healthy communities, to explore how climate justice is the best strategy to address both climate change and health inequities here in the US and around the world. 

Moderators include Linda Rudolph, Director of the Climate Change and Public Health Project in the Public Health Institute's Center for Climate Change and Public Health. Surili Patel, senior program manager for environmental health in the American Public Health Association's Center for Public Health Policy. 

The Panelists are Jacqui Patterson, Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program; Renzo Guinto, MD, and past manager of the Healthy Energy Initiative of Health Care Without Harm in Asia; Lisa Hoyos, the Director of Climate Parents; Amy Vanderwarker, Co-Director of the California Environmental Justice Alliance and manager of its Climate Justice program; Patrician Cochran, Executive Director of the Alaska Native Science Commission.

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