Climate Change and Human Health

The EPA, as part of the National Dialogue on Climate Action will host a public lecture with guest speaker Professor Lea Berrang Ford, Head of the UKHSA Centre for Climate and Health Security and a Research Chair in Climate and Health at the Priestley International Centre for Climate.

Event Date: April 23, 2024

Event Time: 6:30 pm

Speaker: Professor Lea Berrang Ford

Location: The Banking Hall, College Green Hotel, Dublin 2. The event will also be live-streamed.

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Professor Lea Berrang Ford is an expert in climate change impacts on health, adaptation to the health effects of climate change, and the health implications of decarbonisation. She was a Lead Author on the 2022 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 6th Assessment Report, is a co-author on the 2022 report of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change, and led the Global Adaptation Mapping Initiative - an international collaboration of >125 scientists to assess evidence on progress on global adaptation to climate change.

Berrang Ford has led international, interdisciplinary projects on climate and health for over a decade, working with a range of global research and policy partners, in particular in Uganda, Peru, and the Canadian Arctic. She is a former Research Chair in Climate and Health with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and former a Royal Society Wolfson Research Fellow. 

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Chaired by: Lara Duggan, broadcaster will chair the evening including a Q&A session with Professor Berrang Ford after her presentation. 




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Register for the Climate Change Lecture

Registration is free, but required for attendance in person in the Round Room at the Mansion House or access the live stream.