World Health Organization (WHO), Health Canada, and IFMSA - Cutting carbon, improving health (webinar)
June 28, 2012 from 9:00-10:30 (PDT)
Confirmed participants include:
Moderator: Alex Kirby, former Chief Environment Correspondent for the BBC.
Range and scale of health co-benefits of climate mitigation policies: Professor Sir Andy Haines, Professor of Public Health & Primary Care, and Former Director, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Focus on energy access and clean air: Professor Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Chair, UNEP Asian Brown Cloud International Science Team, and Distinguished Professor of Climate Sciences, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego.
Economics of health and climate change mitigation. Professor Anil Markandya, Scientific Director, The Basque Climate Change Research Centre.
Implementing healthy, low-carbon policies in practice. Dr. David Pencheon, Director, UK National Health Service Sustainability Unit.
Implications for international negotiations. Dr. Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum, Team Leader, Climate Change and Health, World Health Organization.