Symposium on protecting public health through U.S. climate action: Making sense of the shifting landscape after WV v. EPA and the Inflation Reduction Act

Event: The GW Climate and Health Institute (CHI) will hold a symposium event titled, "Protecting public health through U.S. climate action: Making sense of the shifting landscape after WV v. EPA and the Inflation Reduction Act.” Senator Tom Carper will deliver the keynote address, with an introduction by GW President Mark Wrighton. Two panels of experts will then discuss health and Environmental Justice implications of the Inflation Reduction Act and the WV v. EPA Supreme Court decision, as well as advancing action on multiple fronts to get the rest of the way to a healthy climate. Registration is required. The event will be live streamed for those unable to attend in person and a link will be circulated closer to the event date. 
 

Who: Select participants include: 

  • President Mark Wrighton, George Washington University  

  • Senator Tom Carper,  United States Senator from Delaware

  • Dean Lynn Goldman, GW Milken Institute School of Public Health

  • Vickie Patton, Environmental Defense Fund 

  • Gretchen Goldman, White House Office of Science & Technology Policy 

  • Jonathan Patz, University of Wisconsin 

  • Susan Anenberg, GW Milken Institute School of Public Health

  • Sara Colangelo, Georgetown University 

  • Rob Glicksman, GW Law School 

  • Kate Johnson, C40 Cities 

  • Khalil Shahyd, Natural Resources Defense Council
     

When: October 13, 2022; 1:30-5:00 pm
 

Where:  Convening Center, Milken Institute School of Public Health, 950 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20052
 

RSVP: Media interested in attending must contact Lesley Swiger, lswiger23@gwu.edu
 

Live Stream: Live video of the event will be available at https://youtu.be/kBm1ORyGsME

 

Media Contacts: 

Lesley Swiger, lswiger23@gwu.edu 

Kathy Fackelmann, kfackelmann@gwu.edu

 

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