Confronting the Climate Crisis: Choosing a Healthier Future

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and prepare for the next 50 years, please join the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health for a half-day symposium addressing the serious public health effects of the climate crisis and featuring leaders who are driving the movement for a healthier world.


Hosted by the Harvard Chan School’s Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment (Harvard C-CHANGE) and Gina McCarthy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator under President Obama, the event will feature experts who will highlight the health impacts of our changing climate and the ways science and data can motivate action to address this crisis.


Keynote speaker

Christiana Figueres, Former Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; Founding Partner, Global Optimism, and Convener, Mission 2020


Please visit the symposium website for more information. To learn about the Harvard Chan School’s work on the climate crisis, please visit Harvard C-CHANGE.




1:00 pm – 5:30 pm



5:30 pm – 6:30 pm