Climate Change and the Growing Risk of Nuclear War: A Health Care Perspective

When:
October 15, 2016 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
2016-10-15T09:00:00-04:00
2016-10-15T16:30:00-04:00
Where:
Tufts Medical School Sackler Auditorium
145 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02111
USA
Cost:
Free

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Harvard FXB Center director Jennifer Leaning is among the speakers at this one-day symposium to examine the catastrophic public health consequences of climate change and the ways that climate change will increase the risk of conflict, including nuclear war.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify ways in which climate change can lead to conflict and violence.
  • Describe the climate disruption that would follow nuclear war.
  • List strategies individuals can take to help prevent the health and societal effects of climate change.
  • Describe what individuals can do to reduce the nuclear threat.
  • Identify the health consequences of climate change and nuclear war.
  • Apply scientific expertise to informing policy-makers about the implications of climate change and nuclear war.

Register

Pre-pay for lunch ($20; $10 for students).

Pre-pay for Continuing Education credits ($40).