Health, food and water in a changing climate
The IPCC working group for the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C will have a working meeting in Malmö in October. Lund University seize this opportunity to invite some of the authors for a panel discussion together with researchers from Lund University and societal representatives.
This evening we will focus on the link between climate change and how it affects our health - both when it comes to having access to clean water, enough food, avoiding contagious diseases, building resilient cities etc, Do we need new innovations and new strategies to cope with these challenges?
Time & place:
24 October 19.00 to 20.30, Malmömässan, Mässgatan 6, Hyllie, Malmö.
Link for signing up at the latest 20 October 2017
19:00-19:15 Introduction from Prof. Markku Rummukainen, IPCC Focal point in Sweden, The role of the IPCCC in managing climate change
19:15-20:30 Panel discussion on the topic; Health, food and water – The need for innovations and new strategies in a changing climate
Adam Leckius, International Coordinator PUSH Sweden, B.Sc. student (PPE) at Lund University
Participants in the panel:
Authors from the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C:
- Prof. Kristie Ebi, University of Washington, Department of Global Health
- Director. Aromar Revi, Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS)
- Prof. Petra Tschakert, The University of Western Australia, School of Agriculture and Environment,
Prof. Lennart Olsson, Lund University, Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies LUCSUS (Appointed Coordinating Lead Author for the chapter on land degradation in the IPCC Special report on Climate Change and Land)
Prof. Kenneth M. Persson, Lund University, Division of Water Resources Engineering
Sofia Lindegren, Medical Doctor, Institution for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy & Swedish Medical Associations Workinggroup for Climate and Health
The Climate-KIC Spark! Lecture is arranged by Climate-KIC Lund and Sustainability Forum Lund University
Malmömässan, Mässgatan 6, Hyllie, Malmö.
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