In a recent Grand Rounds webinar event, a panel discussed the adverse impacts of climate change on population health, shared insights into the effectiveness of prevention strategies and discussed how social resilience is important to prepare for extreme weather caused by climate change.
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In a recent Grand Rounds webinar event co-hosted by the MGH Institute of Health Professions Center for Climate Change, Climate Justice, and Health and the Mass General Center for the Environment and Health, featured speaker, Philip J. Landrigan, MD, MSc, FAAP, discussed the impacts of the changing global environment on human health with a particular focus on pollution and climate change. Dr. Landrigan argued that climate mitigation and pollution prevention are technologically feasible and highly cost-effective, but will require courageous and visionary political leadership.
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