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The Impact of Climate Change and Extreme Weather on Public Health

April 10, 2013
Washington, District of Columbia

Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Location: 5th Floor Conference Room, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Directions: Federal Triangle stop on Blue/Orange Line. A map to the Center is available at www.wilsoncenter.org/directions. Note: Please allow additional time to pass through security.

Introductory Remarks: Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute

Featuring: Tom Karl, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),
                Catherine Thomasson, Executive Director, Physicians for Social Responsibility

Moderator: Paul Schopf, Professor of Oceanography, Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences, George Mason University

Please RSVP (Name and affiliation) to brazil@wilsoncenter.org

The “Managing the Planet” seminar series – developed jointly by George Mason University and the Wilson Center’s Brazil Institute and Environmental Change and Security Program – addresses planetary scale problems and solutions.

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