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Climate Year Speaker Series: Climate Change and Urban Health
Start Date: 8/19/2021Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 8/19/2021End Time: 1:30 PM

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This panel will discuss the implications of climate change for human health, with a focus on urban settings. Speakers will discuss topics including links between heat and mortality, impacts of urban design on climate vulnerability, city-wide adaptation strategies, and implications for health equity. Our speakers include: Dr. Jerry Fagliano who will give an overview of climate change and health in the urban setting; Josiah Kephart, who will discuss heat, vulnerability and mortality; Ione Avila-Palencia who will discuss climate change and urban design; and Leah Schinasi who will discuss city-wide adaptations to address greening and equity issues.

Registration: drexel.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpfuGqqz0rG9aq7gNvUe3Mei3dEVXt6VsV 
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