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November 30 2015

Join a Climate & Health Live Stream from Paris: December 2nd

By path2positive

The U.S. Center is a major public outreach initiative of the United States hosted by the Department of State to inform audiences around the world about the U.S. actions on climate change, whether they are attending the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP-21) in Paris or viewing our programs through the web. On Wednesday, December 2nd, the U.S. Center will be hosting a Climate and Health event in Paris, which will also be live streamed for those who cannot attend in person. This is a multi-media affair regarding U.S. efforts to protect health in the face of climate change, highlighting avenues for new and innovative partnerships. The event provides and an opportunity for health and medical professionals in academic centers to organize “watching parties” for your students. Find out more about the event below, or join the conversation via live stream on Wednesday, December 2nd at 11:45am EST (or 5:45pm in Paris).


Healthy People, Healthy Planet:

U.S. Programs and Partnerships for Health Resilience

5:45 p.m. (Paris time) / 11:45 a.m. (Washington, D.C. time)

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

UNFCCC COP-21 U.S. Center, Hall 2B

An interactive, multi-media event about U.S. efforts to protect health in the face of climate change, and avenues for new and innovative partnerships. Featuring Remarks from:

  • U.S. Surgeon-General Vivek Murthy
  • Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs Jimmy Kolker (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)
  • Senior Advisor John Balbus (U.S. National Institutes of Health)
  • Chief Scientist Rick Spinrad (U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
  • Deputy Special Envoy for Climate Change Karen Florini (U.S. Department of State)

Featured initiatives include:

Sustainable and Climate Resilient Health Care Facilities Initiative

Geo-Specific Early Warning Systems for Heat and Infectious Diseases

Climate and Clean Air Coalition

Available via live stream at:  http://www.state.gov/uscenter

Join in the live Q+A at end of the presentation using #AskUSCenter on Twitter

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