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Our Health on Thin Ice: Panel Discussions on Climate Change & Health

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Welcome & Land Acknowledgement
Welcome from Organizing Committee leads, Laura Best and Dr. Claire Wunker
Claire Wunker Laura Best
2021-06-02T17:30:00Z 2021-06-02T17:45:00Z America/New_York Welcome+%26+Land+Acknowledgement https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuoft-talks-climate-change Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Panel 1: Intersections of Climate Change & Health
Interdisciplinary panel discussion on effects of climate change on health, and vice versa. Moderated by Dr. Edward Xie
Courtney Howard Katie Hayes Maureen Gustafson Edward Xie Linda Varangu
2021-06-02T17:45:00Z 2021-06-02T18:40:00Z America/New_York Panel+1%3A+Intersections+of+Climate+Change+%26+Health https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuoft-talks-climate-change Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Community Workshops & Booths 1
Join one of our interactive workshops on: Environmental Racism; the Health Effects of Climate Change; Climate Grief; Law and Climate Change
Future Ancestors Services Ecojustice Canada University of Toronto Environmental Action David Suzuki Foundation
2021-06-02T18:40:00Z 2021-06-02T19:00:00Z America/New_York Community+Workshops+%26+Booths+1 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuoft-talks-climate-change Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Panel 2: Future Directions of Climate Change in Canada
Interdisciplinary panel discussion on Canada's role in fighting climate change. Moderated by Chúk Odenigbo
Kathryn Harrison Zen Mariani Martha Hall Findlay Alexandra Tavasoli Chúk Odenigbo
2021-06-02T19:00:00Z 2021-06-02T19:55:00Z America/New_York Panel+2%3A+Future+Directions+of+Climate+Change+in+Canada https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuoft-talks-climate-change Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Community Workshops & Booths 2
Join one of our interactive workshops on: Law and Climate Change; the Health Effects of Climate Change; Climate Grief
David Suzuki Foundation Ecojustice Canada University of Toronto Environmental Action
2021-06-02T19:55:00Z 2021-06-02T20:25:00Z America/New_York Community+Workshops+%26+Booths+2 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuoft-talks-climate-change Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Closing Remarks
Closing remarks from IMS Director, Dr. Mingyao Liu
Laura Best Mingyao Liu
2021-06-02T20:30:00Z 2021-06-02T20:45:00Z America/New_York Closing+Remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuoft-talks-climate-change Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

University of Toronto Environmental Action

Green Communities Canada

Ecojustice Canada

350 Canada

Future Ancestors Services

David Suzuki Foundation

Zen Mariani

Research Scientist, Environment & Climate Change Canada; Adjunct Professor, U of T

Linda Varangu

Senior Advisor on Climate Change, Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care

Courtney Howard

Emergency Physician; Past President, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment

Edward Xie

Asst Prof, Faculty Co-Lead of Climate Change & Health, Dept of Family & Community Medicine, U of T

Maureen Gustafson

National Steering Committee Member, Indigenous Climate Action

Katie Hayes

Climate Change and Mental Health Researcher

Chúk Odenigbo

Founding Director of Ancestral Services, Future Ancestors Services

Alexandra Tavasoli

CEO, The Solistra Corporation; PhD Candidate, U of T

Martha Hall Findlay

Chief Sustainability Officer, Suncor Energy Inc.

Kathryn Harrison

Professor of Political Science, University of British Columbia

Mingyao Liu

IMS Director

Laura Best

Organizing Committee Lead

Claire Wunker

Organizing Committee Lead

Megan Vaziri

University of Toronto Environmental Action

Gideon Forman

David Suzuki Foundation

Danielle Gallant

EcoJustice

Erin Dobbelsteyn

EcoJustice

David Khan

EcoJustice

The event is over

Booths

David Suzuki Foundation

ONE NATURE.

Future Ancestors Services

Future Ancestors Services is an Indigenous and Black-owned, youth-led professional services social enterprise

350 Canada

350 Canada is building a people-powered movement for climate action

Ecojustice

Using the power of the law to combat the climate crisis

Green Communities Canada

We grow sustainable communities

University of Toronto Environmental Action

An organization that is concerned with environmental policy and activism

Raw Talk Podcast

Podcast about medical science, and the people who make it happen