Voices in Health: SPPH Speaker Series

Monday, September 30, 2019 - 16:00 to 18:00

Michael Smith Laboratories (room 102) 

The inaugural event will showcase the potential of using legal approaches that combine human rights law and environmental and public health research to spur action on climate change. The speakers will discuss Juliana v. US and the development of a similar Canadian case, which assert the government’s actions that contribute to climate change are infringing upon the rights of children and youth. The panelists will follow up with a moderated discussion on how evidenced-based research is used in law and how this can lead to addressing the population and public health effects of climate change. More details can be found on the Voices in Health website here.

This event is free for all attendees, and there is no need to register.