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Climate Exploration Series

Oct 30, 2014, 9:00am - 1:00pm

Columbus Public Health is hosting a community workshop on climate change. The session is part of the Byrd Polar Research Center series, “Climate Explorations,” and will provide a health focus on this important environmental and public policy issue. The session is free, but registration is required.
Sign up here or contact Linda Diamond at 614-324-3001 or

This workshop will be valuable in:

  • introducing attendees to an emerging public health threat,
  • explaining how recent actions by USEPA can impact both climate change and health, and
  • exploring opportunities for health, education, environmental and public policy professionals to begin working collectively on this issue.

Emcee and Moderator – Ben Gelber, meteorologist, NBC4 Columbus
Global Climate Change: The Evidence, Challenges and Solutions – Dr. Ellen Mosley-Thompson, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University   Americans’ Beliefs About Climate Change – Dr. Teresa Myers, Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University
Clean Air and Health Benefits of Power Plant Carbon Standards - Dr. Joel Schwartz, Professor of Environmental Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
Climate Change, Public Policy, and the Economy - Dr. Noah Dormady, John Glenn School of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University
The session’s free but registration is required. Sign up at or contact Linda Diamond at 614-324-3001 or