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A HEALTHY RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CHANGE: HOW TO TAKE ACTION IN A WARMING WORLD

Thu, 2016-02-18 07:30
Hillcrest Community Centre
4575 Clancy Loranger Way, Rm 302 (NE side of Queen Elizabeth Park)
Vancouver, BC V5Y 2M4

Speaker: Dr. Courtney Howard

Dr. Howard is an Emergency Physician in Yellowknife. She devotes much of her time to dealing with issues, particularly medical issues, related to climate change.

She is a member of the Board of CAPE (Canadian Association of physicians for the Environment)

She recently attended the Paris Climate Summit – COP21

At that conference, Dr. Howard presented a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau, on behalf of Canadian physicians and medical students, recommending urgent action by Canada to deal with the serious health repercussions that are occurring as a result of climate change.

(For further information, please contact barzelai@mail.ubc.ca)

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