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Your Health: The Risks & Realities of Climate Change

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U of M Bannatyne Campus

Brodie Centre Atrium

727 McDermot Avenue

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3P5

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Did you know your health is directly affected by climate change?

We have 11 years to reverse the harm we’re already seeing, according to The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) report. Please join us for a crucial discussion on the risks and impacts climate change can have on your health.

Keynote:
Kim Perrotta
Executive Director, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment

Panelists:

  • Dr. Ian Mauro, Co-Director, Prairie Climate Centre
  • Heather Mitchell, Green Action Centre Sustainable Transportation Coordinator

Emcee:
Winnipeg Free Press Reporter Tessa Vanderhart

Kim Perrotta has a master’s degree in health science and 34 years of experience looking at environmental questions through a health lens. Perrotta’s work connects health issues such as air quality, physical activity, and food security. She has prepared more than 25 reports on public health policy — and produced a report on public health and land use planning.

This Vital Conversation about climate change is presented by The Winnipeg Foundation, in partnership with Green Action Centre.


DATE: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019
TIME: 7 - 9 p.m., doors at 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Brodie Centre Atrium, U of M Bannatyne Campus, 727 McDermot Avenue

This is a free event. All are welcome.
Registration and ticket required. Limited seating.

If you have any questions, please contact Carolina Stecher at 204-944-9474 ext. 281 or cstecher@wpgfdn.org


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Brodie Centre Atrium

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