Making the Connections: Climate Change, Public Health & Smart Growth

Washington, DC (February 8, 2008)- Global warming is thought by some to be potentially the biggest threat to public health that we have yet to encounter. The highly respected Dr. Richard Jackson will explain why, and a discussion will follow to discuss how to meet this enormous challenge.


Speakers:
Paul Zykofsky, AICP, Director, Transportation and Land Use Programs, Local Government Commission
Richard Jackson, MD, MPH, Director, Graham Environmental Sustainability, Institute, University of Michigan
About New Partners for Smart Growth
The 2008 New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in Washington, DC, hosted attendance of more than 1300 people from across the country for three full days of presentations, discussions, and information sharing. The conference was produced by the Local Government Commission (LGC), with support from a very impressive and multi-disciplinary group of partners and sponsoring organizations, agencies and companies.
Related Resources:
7th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth: Building Safe, Healthy, and Livable Communities