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Water is Life – Hot Geography: Lessons from the frontline of the climate, water, and health crisis in the American West

Local leadership in addressing the climate crisis is more important than ever before. Join us to hear about the successes and lessons learned from areas dealing with some of the worst climate-related water challenges and how we can apply these to protect public health in our own communities.

Thursday, April 13, 2017
10:00-11:00 am Pacific / 1:00-2:00 pm Eastern

Join the presenters as they:

  • Share stories of crisis and creativity from the leading edge of the water and health crisis in the West
  • Provide insights into potential future challenges in our communities
  • Identify a list of key actions that water leaders can take to protect public health in the face of climate-related water crisis

Presenters:

  • John Capitman, Executive Director of the Central Valley Health Policy Institute and Nickerson Professor of Public Health, California State University Fresno
  • Jonathan Nelson, Policy Director, Community Water Center, Visalia, CA
  • Laura Feinstein Ph.DSenior Research Associate, Pacific Institute, Oakland, CA

To learn more, please visit the Water is Life webpage.

This is the second in a three-part webinar series hosted by Carpe Diem West.

  • Webinar 1Navigating the Intersection: Western Water, Climate Change & Public Health. Presentations from this webinar are now available online.
  • Webinar 3Federal Policy: Where Are We Headed? Date TBD

What do you want to know about Western water, health and climate change in the Trump Administration?
Please let us know how our upcoming webinar, “Federal Policy: Where Are We Headed,” can best serve your needs.

Photo Credit: iStock: Mari

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