Dan Ferber, coauthor of Changing Planet, Changing Health, will make several speaking appearances and book signings on April 11 and 12. The events are free and open to the public.
Ferber is an award-winning journalist who specializes in putting a human face on groundbreaking stories about science, health and the environment. His book reveals surprising links between climate change and cholera, malaria, Lyme disease, asthma, and other maladies. At the lectures, Ferber will discuss these impacts and present the innovative policy solutions he and Epstein propose to protect human health in the 21st century.
For more information about the book and other speaking engagements, visit http://changingplanetchanginghealth.com.
Monday, April 11
Time: 12:15 p.m. — lecture and book sales, signing
Title: Human Health on a Hot Planet: Disease, Disasters, and a Path to Resilience
Where: Biomedical Research Center, Mills Breast Cancer Institute/Carle Cancer Center - 3rd floor
509 W. University Ave., Urbana
Time: 4 p.m. -- Panel discussion, book sales and signing
Title: Policy Recommendations for Addressing the Human Health Consequences of Climate Change
Dan Ferber will present a summary of his recommended policy solutions, followed by comments from University of Illinois Assistant Professor of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences Courtney Flint and U of I Associate Professor of Agricultural and Consumer Economics Paul McNamara. The three panelists will also respond to questions and comments from the audience.
Where: Authors' Corner, 2nd Floor Illini Union Bookstore
809 South Wright Street, Champaign
Tuesday, April 12
Time: 7 p.m. — lecture and book sales, signing
Title: The Climate Crisis as a Health Crisis: Disease, Disasters, and a Path to Resilience
Where: Heritage Room, First Floor College of ACES Library
1101 South Goodwin Ave., Urbana