University of Wisconsin–Madison

Patz discusses health benefits of addressing climate change

Jonathan Patz.  director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, spent the first months of his 2014-2015 sabbatical in Geneva as a visiting faculty chair at the University of Geneva, faculty fellow at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and visiting intern at the World Health Organization. He gave the semester opening address, “Climate Change and Health” at the University of Geneva in February. The lecture explores how implementing measures against global warming could have positive, concrete consequences for public health. Listen here in French or English.

Dr. Jonathan Patz opens the semester at the University of Geneva with a talk on the health benefits of addressing climate change and fossil fuel emissions.
Dr. Jonathan Patz opens the semester at the University of Geneva with a talk on the health benefits of addressing climate change and fossil fuel emissions.
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