One of the world’s leading experts in wilderness and emergency medicine will talk about the intersection of climate change and human health in the 2019 Lane Family Lecture in Environmental Science, 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, in the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center on the WSU Pullman campus.
Dr. Paul Auerbach, a physician, author and professor of medicine, will present “Climate Change and Human Health — There Are No Boundaries.” Preceding the lecture at 4 p.m. will be a reception.
The event is free and open to the public.
“Climate change is one of the most important challenges of our time,” said WSU environmental science instructor Kara Whitman. “Virtually everyone will be directly or indirectly impacted by it. In his lecture, Dr. Auerbach will provide the WSU community with a hard look at the real human health consequences of our quickly changing climate.”