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February 2021

The Outcry for Social, Racial, and Environmental Justice: Can Science and Community-Engaged Research Answer the Call? (this event has passed)

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Join us for the next installment of our 2020-2021 Colloquium Series: Racism, Disparities, and Environmental Health. Dr. Sacoby Wilson of the University of Maryland School of Public Health will speak on “The Outcry for Social, Racial, and Environmental Health: Can Science and Community-Engaged Research Answer the Call?”

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January 2021

Science On Screen: “Beasts Of The Southern Wild” (this event has passed)

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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In "Beasts of the Southern Wild," Benh Zeitlin’s stunning work of cinematic magical realism, six-year old Hushpuppy is faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs. Winner of the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and nominated for four Academy Awards, the film announced the arrival of a major new talent in filmmaker Zeitlin and actress Quvenzhané Wallis. In this Science on…

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December 2020

2020 Lancet Countdown U.S. Virtual Launch

Thursday, December 12 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change is an international research collaboration that monitors and reports annually on the relationship between health and climate, and its implications for national governments. It was launched following the 2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change, which concluded that unmitigated climate change would undermine 50 years of public health gains, but that responding to climate change could represent “the greatest global health opportunity of the 21st century.” Each year, a…

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June 2020

Finding Opportunity in Crisis: How to Use COVID-19 to Build Better UHC Systems in Africa

Friday, June 06 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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This is a webinar for African leadership, communities, and global partners to discuss how cooperation through the COVID-19 response can build the necessary foundation for equitable and affordable health systems for all.

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May 2020

Climate Change and Global Health Seminar: Jesse Keenan

Friday, May 05 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Please join us for an exciting seminar with Dr. Jesse Keenan from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Dr. Keenan will speak on, "Climate Gentrification: Rethinking Vulnerability and Resilience." This lecture covers recently published theoretical and empirical research defining a theory of "Climate Gentrification." Through this theory of economic behavior, the lecture seeks to unpack assumptions framing our understanding vulnerability and community resilience. With greater analytical discipline in resilience and adaptation, stakeholders can begin to identify the trade-offs that…

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February 2020

The Climate Crisis and Clinical Practice Symposium (this event has passed)

Thursday, February 02 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Be part of the first symposium to bring together the leading health institutions around Greater Boston to tackle the effects of the climate crisis on clinical practice.

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December 2019

Protecting Global Health Progress in the Era of Climate Change

Friday, December 12 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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How can global investments drive the response to climate change? Can investment management protect or hurt global health progress? Join us for a discussion about the value of global investment in fighting today's climate emergency with one of the world's leading voices on the issue, Dr. Howard Frumkin.

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November 2019

Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change 2019 U.S. Launch

Monday, November 11 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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This event serves to launch the Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change 2019 policy brief which highlights the connection between climate change and health.

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October 2019

Health, Law & Climate Justice for Youth: A fireside chat with Julia Olson of Our Children’s Trust

Wednesday, October 10 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Julia Olson, the lead attorney on Juliana vs the United States and Executive Director of Our Children’s Trust, will join us for a discussion on her work representing young people and elevating their voices on the threat of climate change.

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September 2019

Climate Change Threatens Universal Health Coverage: A Call for a Joint Agenda

Wednesday, September 09 2019 @ 4:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Harvard Club of New York City United States

Join us for an important conversation at the Harvard Club of New York City, in connection with the United Nations General Assembly, about how climate change threatens the tenents of Universal Health Coverage. We will also celebrate the release of a broader collection of articles on UHC by The BMJ and Harvard Global Health Institute.

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May 2018

The Medical Response to Climate Change: What Can We Do?

Monday, May 05 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Please join us for a panel discussion on "The Medical Response to Climate Change: What Can We Do?" featuring Paul Farmer, Gina McCarthy, Aaron Bernstein, Mary Rice and Ashish Jha. Registration is free, but required. To register, please follow this link, or click on the flyer below. We hope to see you there.

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March 2018

Climate Change and Global Health Seminar: Patrick Kinney

Tuesday, March 03 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Please join us for an exciting Climate Change and Global Health seminar with Professor Patrick Kinney. Dr. Kinney, Beverly Brown Professor of Urban Health, from Boston University's School of Public Health, will speak on "Climate Change, Air Quality, and Human Health."

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