This talk will explore the role that human health ‘co-benefits’ can play in decisions about climate mitigation policy. It will discuss the potential for health co-benefits to motivate climate action and simultaneously improve public health, as well as their limitations in doing so. Issues of health and environmental equity will be a key focus throughout the talk.

This webinar is co-hosted by the Center for the Environment and Health at Massachusetts General Hospital and the MGH Institute of Health Professions (IHP) Center for Climate Change, Climate Justice, and Health.

Featured Speaker

Noah Scovronick BSc, MSc, PHD

Rollins Assistant Professor, Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

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