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
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
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!
Doctor 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/