USA – Loyola University Chicago Climate Change Conference Focuses on Public Health Issues

May 9, 2018 – Loyola University Chicago hosted its fifth annual climate change conference in March, bringing together students, professors, experts from Jesuit universities and partners from across the United States, Canada and the world. “Climate Change and Human Health: 21st Century Challenges” examined how we must continue to work together to address the global challenge of climate change. Gina McCarthy, senior leadership fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and former U.S. EPA administrator under President Barack Obama, delivered the keynote address. She highlighted the need to protect public health and the direct effects environmental degradation imparts on humanity’s well-being. Read more…