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Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet
by Dr. Alan Lockwood

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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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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Resources

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    Our new guide for climate communicators speaking on behalf of PSR, featuring tips for speaking on climate change and health, and sample presentations and other resources. Read more »

  • Environmental Health

    This introductory course in Environmental Health is intended for undergraduate- and graduate-level students of medicine, environmental sciences or public health, and provides foundational theoretical and practical knowledge and skills. Free course offered by NextGenU. Read more »

  • Video: Fracking - Too Dirty, Too Dangerous

    Former executive director of Physicians for Social Responsibility, Catherine Thomasson, MD, presents findings from PSR's report "Too Dirty, Too Dangerous: Why Health Professionals Reject Natural Gas". It is based on summaries of recent medical and scientific studies which clearly convey the health threats that accompany use of methane as a fuel. Read more »

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