Climate change, human health, and justice: The 2022 Climate Change Conference, Loyola University Chicago

Climate change, human health, and justice: The 2022 Climate Change Conference, Loyola University Chicago

The 2022 Climate Change Conference organized by the School of Environmental Sustainability-Loyola University Chicago tackles the intersection of climate change, human health, and justice, positing the direct impacts of climate change on human health through climate-induced food and water insecurities, displacement, and pollution, as well as the unequal distribution of these impacts among peoples of varying race, gender, and income.

From 14 to 18 March 2022, the virtual conference gathers science experts, frontline advocates, and legislators addressing these concerns. Agenda topics include:

  • Climate change and population health: A one health perspective
  • A better tomorrow: The role of sustainability in healthcare and built environments
  • A conversation on the intersection of climate change, human health, and justice (Keynote Event)
  • Unequal impact: Environmental racism and faith-based resources in restorative justice
  • Innovating for climate change
  • Climate change policy successes and opportunities
  • Environmental justice work on the southside of Chicago

For more information, please go the conference website or register here.

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