Nov 6 2023
Tornados, Flooding, and Heat Waves, Oh My! An Honest Talk About Climate Change
As unusual weather patterns, heat waves, floods, and other catastrophic events in unlikely places seem to be on the rise, climate change continues to be a hot topic. In this episode of Public Health Out Loud, Dr. Philip Chan is joined by climate scientists Dr. Gaurab Basu, Director of Education and Policy at the Harvard School of Public Health’s Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment and Rachel Calabro, Climate Policy Specialist with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management for a frank discussion on some of the alarming changes we are seeing around the world. Is climate change responsible for some of the unusual weather we’ve been seeing? How does it directly impact public health, and are there positive steps we can take to reduce those impacts here in the Ocean State? Download this episode for the answers to these questions and many more.