Climate Change: Responses from the Public and Private Sectors

Climate-related programs face challenges from federal regulation rollbacks and proposed spending cuts. In response, some members of the public and private sectors have stepped in, announcing various commitments to take action to curb climate change. What can cities, states, research institutions and businesses do to lead the way on climate change and to make the greatest impact on the environment and public health? A stellar panel of national, state, corporate and science leaders address the question in this upcoming Forum.

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  • Gina McCarthy, Former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
  • Jay Inslee, Governor, Washington
  • Ann Klee, Vice President, Environment, Health & Safety, GE
  • Karen Smith, Director and State Public Health Officer, California Department of Public Health
  • Aaron Bernstein, Associate Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


  • Scott Malone, Boston Bureau Chief, Reuters

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