Climate Emergency=Health Emergency (Global Zoom Expert Panel)

Climate | Health | Justice

Global Climate Change Week 2022.

This zoom panel will discuss the following topics:

  • How will climate change impact family and community health?
  • Is the health sector prepared for the challenges ahead?
  • Is it doing enough to curb its own carbon emissions?
  • What more can be done?


Dr. Veronica Mathews, Director of the Centre for Research Excellence - STRengthening systems for InDigenous healthcare Equity, University of Sydney, Australia

Dr. Rob Manteaw, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability Studies, University of Ghana, Ghana

Prof. Sharon Friel, Laureate Professor of Health Equity, Australian National University, Australia

Ms. Rhiannon Osborne, Cambridge Public Health, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK

Prof. Eugenie Kayak, Enterprise Professor in Sustainable Healthcare, University of Melbourne, Australia

Prof. Deborah McGregor, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Environmental Justice, York University, Toronto, Canada

The panel will be chaired by Prof. Kathryn Bowen, Deputy Director Melb Climate Futures and Professor of Environment, Climate and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Australia

What is Global Climate Change Week?

Global Climate Change Week aims to encourage academic communities – academics, students, and professional staff at universities – in all disciplines and countries to engage with each other, their communities, and policy makers on climate change action and solutions.

During GCCW week, academics, students and professional staff organize activities focused on awareness-raising, behavior change and transformation in relation to climate policy.

via Zoom
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