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Symposium on the Future of Cities: Hot Air

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Tuesday, October 11, 2022 5:30pm to 6:45pm

Science Center

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Tuesday, October 11, 2022 5:30pm to 6:45pm

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As the summer of 2022 made clear, rising air temperatures are now a fact of life in the world's cities, with major implications for public health and environmental justice. What can be done? Representing a wide range of fields, the panelists gathered for this symposium will discuss approaches to this problem and the tangible ways that the Harvard community can lessen the impact of extreme urban heat.

Gazette Classification: Art/Design, Business, Diversity and Inclusion, Environmental Sciences, Ethics, Health Sciences, Lecture, Social Sciences, Sustainability
Organization/Sponsor: Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs.
Speaker(s): Mark Elliott, Vice Provost for International Affairs and Mark Schwartz Professor of Inner Asian and Chinese History, Jim Stock, Vice Provost for Climate and Sustainability and Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, John Macomber, Senior Lecturer in the Finance Unit, Harvard Business School., Panelists:, Joe Allen, Director of the Harvard Healthy Buildings Program and Associate Professor at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health., Dr. Renee Salas, Yerby Fellow at the Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Affiliated Faculty (Emergency Medicine), Harvard Medical School.
Cost: Free
Contact Info: International_Affairs@harvard.edu
More info: worldwide.harvard.edu

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