Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 8:00am to 7:00pm
Union South University of Wisconsin-Madison 1308 W Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53715
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1308 W Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53715
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 9:00am to Friday, December 4, 2015 - 5:00pm
Climate change is having and will continue to have a dramatic impact on global public health – from natural disasters and the increased spread of infectious disease to predicted crop losses and heat waves.
This course explores the impact of anthropogenic activities on climate change and consequently public health, exposing students to the many tangible benefits to climate change mitigation. Policies and initiatives to reduce emissions and promote sustainability have numerous co-benefits. That is, they will protect the environment while simultaneously improving global health.