Our Health & Our Grid: Impacts of Climate Change

Civic Philly • 10 March 2019
Event date 20 Mar '19 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Event location 1115 Polett Walk, Philadelphia, 19122, PA, United States
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Please join PennFuture, PennEnvironment, Clean Air Council, and Temple University’s Center for Sustainable Communities for a panel discussion about the impacts that climate change will have on public health, energy infrastructure, and our communities. From lung disease to insect-borne illnesses to harmful algal blooms, climate change can have serious and disparate effects on our families, children, and communities.

When: Wednesday, March 20, 6:00-8:00p.m.
Where: Temple University, GIS Studio
Gladfelter Hall, 1st Floor
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Our speakers – including academics, non-profit advocates, and public health specialists – will discuss how climate change affects public health, the electrical grid, and energy infrastructure.

Moderator: Mollie Michel, PA Field Consultant, Moms Clean Air Force - PA
Rob Altenburg: Energy Center Director, PennFuture
Dr. Julie Becker: Associate Professor, Director of Public Health, University of the Sciences and Representative, Philadelphia Physicians for Social Responsibility
Naida Elena Burgos, MA: Community Engagement Specialist
Dr. Kevin Henry: Associate Professor, Temple University

This event is free and open to the public. To register, please click here https://pennfuture.salsalabs.org/ourhealthourgridpanelrsvp?page=register.

Contact Alexander Cupo, PennFuture’s Southeast PA Outreach Coordinator, at cupo@pennfuture.org for questions or additional details.

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3 days agoAdd to Calender 2019-03-20 22:00:00 2019-03-20 22:00:00 Our Health & Our Grid: Impacts of Climate Change Please join PennFuture, PennEnvironment, Clean Air Council, and Temple University’s Center for Sustainable Communities for a panel discussion about the impacts that climate change will have on public health, energy infrastructure, and our communities. From lung disease to insect-borne illnesses to harmful algal blooms, climate change can have serious and disparate effects on our families, children, and communities. When: Wednesday, March 20, 6:00-8:00p.m. Where: Temple University, GIS Studio Gladfelter Hall, 1st Floor 1115 Polett Walk Philadelphia, PA 19122 Our speakers – including academics, non-profit advocates, and public health specialists – will discuss how climate change affects public health, the electrical grid, and energy infrastructure. Moderator: Mollie Michel, PA Field Consultant, Moms Clean Air Force - PA Rob Altenburg: Energy Center Director, PennFuture Dr. Julie Becker: Associate Professor, Director of Public Health, University of the Sciences and Representative, Philadelphia Physicians for Social Responsibility Naida Elena Burgos, MA: Community Engagement Specialist Dr. Kevin Henry: Associate Professor, Temple University This event is free and open to the public. To register, please click here https://pennfuture.salsalabs.org/ourhealthourgridpanelrsvp?page=register. Contact Alexander Cupo, PennFuture’s Southeast PA Outreach Coordinator, at cupo@pennfuture.org for questions or additional details. America/New_York public Climate Health Care #publichealth