New Winter Course on Climate Change & Health

Winter Quarter 2016 Course on Climate Change and Health

GH 590 E - Understanding & Managing the Health Risks of Climate Change

Instructors: Kristie Ebi and Jeremy Hess

Credits - 3

Monday/Wednesday, 2:30-3:50 pm

Sieg Hall 226

SLN – 14766 (on the time schedule under “Interschool & Intercollege Program”, under “Global Health”)

Description: Climate change is likely to be an increasing public health challenge this century. The current and projected human health consequences of climate change are diverse and wide-ranging, potentially altering the burden of any health outcome sensitive to weather or climate.  Students in this course will gain foundational knowledge in the health effects of climate change, health benefits of mitigation activities, adaptation needs and strategies, and methods for quantifying climate change health effects and mitigation co-benefits.

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