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UW Dean of Public Health Talks Climate Change

March 18, 2013

 

Earlier this year Howard

Frumkin, Dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Washington, wrote an op-ed on climate change for

the Seattle Times. In the piece, Frumkin argues that climate change is already negatively impacting the health of

people across the globe, and that it will only get worse if we do not act now to lessen greenhouse gas emissions.

       Dr. Frumkin was disturbed by the number of people commenting of his

article who doubted that climate change was even real, or that people could do anything about the

problem.

       We will start with

the original commentary, read by Dr. Frumkin, who will then further discuss global warming with KOHO’s Isaac

Kaplan-Woolner.