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Climate Change and Health

global-warming-health(December 6, 2012)

Sick of hearing about climate change? The more it progresses, the sicker we'll get.

wendyphotoThe good news about climate-driven health impacts, says Humboldt County's Dr. Wendy Ring, is that most of them are familiar problems, albeit on a lesser scale than is forecast for the future.

slide-010-638Ring and her husband embarked on a cross-county speaking tour by bicycle over the summer, stopping in cities and states both red and blue to cultivate community demand for action on climate change from their local Congressional representatives. Her stop in Santa Rosa this week is part of a California swing toward the conservative bastions of the south with the same intent: to mobilize meaningful national policy action as soon as possible.

Dr. Ring will share her message at the Peace and Justice Center, 467 Sebastopol Avenue in Santa Rosa, on Friday night, Dec. 7th at 7 pm.