Discovery Museum Speaker Series 2020 Featuring Dr. Jay Lemery

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Thursday September 24

7:00 PM  –  8:30 PM

 

Join the conversation at the Discovery Museum 2020 Speaker Series featuring 

Dr. Jay Lemery
Professor of Emergency Medicine at The University of Colorado School of Medicine, Chief of the Section of Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, and Faculty in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the Colorado School of Public Health

Virtual Event: Climate Change and Human Health

Presented virtually via Zoom Webinar

Presentation is from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

Dr. Lemery has expertise in austere and remote medical care, and in 2017, co-authored Enviromedics: the Impact of Climate Change on Human Health.

Dr. Lemery will address the effects of climate change on Earth and how it impacts human health. The global environment is under massive stress from centuries of human industrialization. The projections regarding climate change for the next century and beyond are grim. The impact this will have on human health is tremendous, and we are only just now discovering what the long-term outcomes may be. Dr. Lemery will clarify the science, dispel the myths, and help listeners understand the threats of climate change to human health. Dr. Lemery will also address issues relating to social justice and the Covid-19 pandemic.

Copies of Dr. Lemery’s book Enviromedics: the Impact of Climate Change on Human Health can be purchased online from The Silver Unicorn Bookstore. Thank you for supporting this local business. 

Discovery Museum Speaker Series events are free and open to the public.

Donations in support of the Discovery Museum Speaker Series are very much appreciated, and can be made online at discoveryacton.org/support

We are pleased to have the Mass Audubon as our special guest to say a few words about their Climate Change Program.

After completing the form below (please note there are multiple screens), you will receive a registration confirmation email. Please contact Karen Kerns at kkerns@discoveryacton.org if you do not receive this email so we can help you with your registration. 

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