UW–Madison professor shapes UN report on climate change

The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report urges immediate action to limit greenhouse gas emissions in all sectors of the economy, including energy, transportation, construction, manufacturing and agriculture. GHI Advisory Committee member, Greg Nemet, is one of the report’s lead authors.

2022 Global Health Symposium is April 19

April 19: The 2022 Global Health Symposium, “Making Connections: Health, Climate & Equity,” includes a keynote address from Jalonne White-Newsome on advancing climate justice, a panel that introduces the U.N. Sustainable Development goals, posters from across campus and a reception.

Patz stepping down at Global Health Institute to concentrate on climate and health

Deadline extended: Applications for new director due January 20. See information below. Jonathan Patz, M.D., MPH, has announced his plan to step down as director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) in …