Human Health and the Planet

The health effects of climate change sound a clarion warning that we must attend to a rapidly deteriorating environment. Polluted cities, severe droughts and flooding, and devastating storms are portents of a world in which risks to the health of the planet and the health of families are closely linked. We urgently need visionary and strategic leaders who can identify and implement local, national, and global public policies, build boundary-busting collaborative partnerships, and advocate effectively for change. How do we tame unsustainable resource consumption, protect human health, and become better stewards of the only planet we can inhabit?

Festival: Spotlight Health 2017

Watch and Listen: Environment

Sustainability is the green buzzword of the decade, especially in the context of feeding a growing population while... See more
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Genetically modified organism. Rarely have three words generated such passionate and polarized debate. GMO has become a... See more
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Drawing on the gifts of the Amazon, leading Latin American chefs are putting a unique and remarkable cuisine on the... See more
As the threat of terrorist attacks collides with Europe’s worst migration crisis since WWII, anti-migration sentiments... See more

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