Lori Byron, M.D., discusses effects of climate change on food and health, and the Citizen’s Climate Lobby. 4/5/2018

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Lori Byron, M.D., discusses effects of climate change on food and health, and the Citizen’s Climate Lobby. 4/5/2018

Did you know that the Lancet Commission has referred to climate change as both the biggest public health crisis, and biggest public health opportunity of the century? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Dr. Lori Griffin Byron, M.D., Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and co-leader of the Citizen’s Climate Lobby Health Team (see: https://citizensclimatelobby.org/) Dr. Byron describes how climate change, with rising levels of CO2, more severe and unpredictable weather, flooding and drought, will impact food and agriculture, as well as mental and physical health. She offers hope and encouraging strategies for citizen action.

Related website:  https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/climate-change/Pages/Climate-Change-and-Childrens-Health.aspx

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