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Panel Discussion on Climate Change and Health

October 10, 2013
Chicago, Illinois

Time: Noon - 1:30 pm
Location: ELPC office, 35 E. Wacker Drive

Lunch time panel discussion on climate change and health, featuring Dr. Jonathan Patz of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Dr. Sam Dorevitch of the University of Illinois School of Public Health. Karen Weigert, Chicago's Director of Sustainability, will moderate the discussion.

Lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by Chicago PSR and the Environment and Law Policy Center.

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