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Drawing on peer-reviewed scientific and medical research, Dr. Lockwood meticulously details the symptoms of climate change and their medical side effects.
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Global Health Studies Conference: Energy and Health on a Sick Planet
October 5, 2012 - October 7, 2012
Iowa City, Iowa
Iowa Memorial Union and Pappajohn Business Building
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There is a growing consensus on the part of the global community that a reevaluation of energy needs and mechanisms to produce energy is imperative. This conference will explore energy challenges, options, and potential remedies through the lens of global health.
Featuring several PSR speakers, including Dr. Alan Lockwood, Dr. Maureen McCue, Dr. Jeff Patterson, and Dr. John Rachow.
Students wishing to receive credit should register for course 152:152 on ISIS. Community members can also register here. Course fee is $40.
Co-sponsored by PSR Iowa.
TRACY BACH is a professor at Vermont Law School. She has a long history of working for environmental health and justice in the U.S., Asia, and Africa, and she was a Fulbright Scholar recently in Dakar, Senegal.
ARNE JUNGJOHANN has extensive experience with environmental, energy and climate legislation on both sides of the Atlantic. As director of the Environment and Global Dialogue Program of the Heinrich Boell Foundation, he is widely recognized for his work identifying solutions toward a low carbon economy.
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