The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions is pleased to support this lecture which is part of the Friesen Conference Program organized by the SFU Gerontology Research Centre. The guest speaker for this free public lecture is Dr. Carlos Corvalan, Senior Advisor on Risk Assessment and Global Environmental Change from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).
Climate change, extreme weather events and sea-level rise threaten large populations around the world. Important vulnerabilities for public health in this changing environment are air quality, extreme heat and drinking water. Join UBC and SFU health scientists to learn more about the well-being of public health in context of anticipated climate change impacts. Continue reading Public Health and Climate Change – March 31, 2011 at 7pm
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