Climate Adaption for Human Health - Kathryn Conlon

Climate Adaptation for Human Health

Published: Sept 23, 2019

Description

The world’s climate is changing, and among the most significant negative consequences is to human health. While climate change is a global health issue, its health impacts vary across geographies and populations. In this course, you will learn why taking action to plan for and adapt to climate change is necessary for protecting human health, as well as what kinds of actions are most appropriate for a particular location and population. You also will learn tools and strategies to effectively plan for and enact adaptation actions that build resilience to climate change’s negative effects.

This course is part of the Climate Change and Health: From Science to Action Specialization

Course Takeaways

  • In this course, you will learn why taking action to plan for and adapt to climate change is necessary for protecting human health, as well as what kinds of actions are most appropriate for a particular location and population.
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Delivery

Available on Coursera

Duration
4 weeks (19 hrs)
Fees
None
Language
English
Subtitles
"French, Portuguese (European), Russian, English, Spanish "
Credentials
Coursera Certificate

Meet the Instructors

faculty profile image Kathryn Conlon is an epidemiologist in the Climate and Health Program at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Her research leverages epidemiology, climate science, land use planning, and statistics to study current and future climate-related exposures and health outcomes. Full biography