Climate Change and Global Health: risks and responses

Climate Change and Global Health: risks and responses

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Speaker: A/Prof Grant Blashki
Climate Change is one of the greatest global health threats to Global Health and also one of the greatest opportunities. The public health case forclimate change mitigation is one of the most powerful arguments for global action. The health sector has a unique perspective to bring to climatechange discourse, from conceptual through to practical contributions to this most necessary and urgent societal transformation.
When: Tuesday 15 September 12.30-1.30pm 
Where: Rm 449, Level 4, Melbourne School of Design (see map)
Catch up on our previous talks from the Climate Conversations Series here:

Grant Blashki is Associate Professor in Global Health at the Nossal Institute for Global Health. His research foci are climate change and health,  primary health care and mental health care. He has co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications and four books.  He is actively engaged with community work as a clinical GP, a mentor in the Al Gore Climate Leadership Project and a co-founder of Doctors for the Environment Australia.

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