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Friday, April 9 at 11am - "Climate Change and Health" with Dr. Jonathan Patz

Special Seminar:
Friday, April 9 - 11:00AM
IonE Seminar Room

"Climate Change and Health: Looming Clouds with Silver Linings"

by Jonathan Patz

Dr. Patz is professor of environmental studies & population health sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment. He Co-chaired the health expert panel of the US National Assessment on Climate Change and was a Convening Lead Author for the United Nations/World Bank Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. For the past 15 years, Dr. Patz has been a lead author for the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (or IPCC) - the organization that shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore.

His presentation will focus on climate change, energy systems and their impacts on human health.

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