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Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, Physicians for Social Responsibility works to protect humanity from the gravest threats to health and survival. Right now, you can make a difference by registering your comments on the EPA's new Clean Power rule to limit carbon from existing coal-burning power plants. Just click the button to get started.

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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