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Tuesday, November 28, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
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Harvard Global Health Institute, 42 Church St., Cambridge

Climate Change and Global Health Seminar

The Harvard Global Health Institute presents "New Perspectives on Urban Heat" with John Spengler, Professor of Environmental Health and Human Habitation, HSPH. Lunch provided.

We all recognize that our cities are getting hotter, but is our science informing important stakeholders and decision makers, such as designers, landscape architects, urban planners and public health officials? This presentation will share recent findings on extreme heat, sleep, cognitive function and health in different populations and settings.  Also described is a newly developed planning tool that predicts the thermal experience of people can account for natural and building elements to better design public places now and in the future.

Registration required. 

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Harvard University
Center for the Environment

NEW! Address: 26 Oxford Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge
Email: huce@environment.harvard.edu
Phone: (617) 495-0368

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