Event

Climate change and health: developing evidence for action

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Date: September 15, 2021
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Time: 15:00-16.30

Location: Online

Start date: September 15, 2021

Institution: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, SEI, SU

The webinar “Climate change and health: developing evidence for action” is a Gordon Goodman Memorial Lecture, held by Sir Andy Haines, Professor of Environmental Change and Public Health, Centre on Climate Change and Planetary Health, at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

The lecture will focus on a crucial topic: the direct and indirect ways in which climate change impacts human health, and solutions that can yield multiple co-benefits for people and our environment.

Agenda

15:00 – Welcome and introduction
Åsa Persson, Deputy Director, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)
Dan Larhammar, President, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Astrid Söderbergh Widding, President, Stockholm University 

15:10 – Climate change and health: developing evidence for action
Andy Haines,  Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

15:40 – Panel discussion & Q&A
Moderated by: Anders Nordström, Ambassador for Global Health at Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden

16:25 – Concluding remarks
Åsa Persson, Deputy Director, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)

16:30 The webinar is finished