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The Health Effects of Climate Change TeleSeminar

Dr. Wendy Ring's Presentation on the Health Effects of Climate Change

Dr. Wendy Ring's slide show presentation [PDF]

Recording of Dr. Wendy Ring's 8/29/12 TeleSeminar, Click HERE

The Health Effects of Climate Change TeleSeminar

Title: The Health Effects of Climate Change
Speaker: Dr. Wendy Ring, a family physician who is biking across the country talking about the impact of climate change on public health.
TeleSeminar on Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 7:00-8:00 pm.

Register HERE (or e-mail info@WisconsinIPL.org) to receive information on how to join the TeleSeminar!

Dr. Wendy RingDoctor Wendy Ring, a 56 year old family physician, is riding a bicycle across the United States to draw attention to global warming as a public health emergency.

Climate change is already affecting our health in the US; resulting in thousands of emergency room visits, hospitalizations, and deaths from a variety of respiratory, cardiovascular, and infectious diseases.

Medical professional organizations including the American Medical Association, the American Public Health Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Academy of Family Practice have issued warnings that climate change is harmful to the health of the American people and called for a rapid reduction in carbon dioxide emissions.

Dr. Ring is a graduate of Yale and Columbia Universities and holds a Doctorate in Medicine and a Masters Degree in Public Health.She has been recognized by the California State Senate and Assembly, the House of Representatives, the US Senate, the California Medical Association, and the American Medical Association for her contributions to health care for the underserved. See http://www.climate911.org/

The mission of Wisconsin Interfaith Power and Light shall be to inform, train, and activate people of all faiths and faith communities to take concrete steps in response to climate change through the promotion of energy conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy in order to protect Earth’s ecosystems, safeguard public health, and ensure just, sufficient and sustainable energy for all. See http://wisconsinipl.org/

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