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Limit Climate Change and Stay Healthy (free, but register in advance)

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Limit Climate Change and Stay Healthy (free, but register in advance)

Time: January 25, 2012 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: UBC Robson Square
Street: Rm C130, 800 Robson Street
City/Town: Vancouver, BC
Website or Map: http://www.limitclimatechange…
Event Neighbourhood and Type: downtown, lecture, free
Organized By: PICS - Drs. Kirsten Zickfeld (SFU) and Erica Frank (UBC)
Latest Activity: Jan 25, 2012

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Join us for a discussion on the effects of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions on climate, how long these effects will persist, and what needs to be done to limit global warming to safe levels. Learn how to reduce climate change and become healthier by doing so, and hear about the world’s first (cost, barrier, advertisement, and carbon) free university (, and its training on climate change and health.

What: Limit Climate Change and Stay Healthy by Drs. Kirsten Zickfeld, SFU and Erica Frank, UBC

When: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Where: Rm C130, UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC

Register: (free of charge and open to the public)


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Dr. Kirsten Zickfeld is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography in the Faculty of Environment at SFU, and an adjunct professor in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at UVic. She is a climate scientist with a particular interest in anthropogenic climate change. Her current research focuses on the interactions between climate and the carbon cycle and the century-scale response of the climate system to greenhouse gas emissions. She is also interested in the emissions implications of long-term climate targets such as limiting global mean warming to below 2 °C, a climate target adopted by many countries.


Dr. Erica Frank is a professor in the School of Population and Public Health, and the Department of Family Practice at UBC. Dr. Frank is a Canada Research Chair in Preventive Medicine and Population Health. She specializes in preventive medicine, and her research emphasizes the degree to which a clinician’s positive health habits influence patients’ positive health habits. Dr. Frank is also the Founder and President of Next Generation University (, the world’s first free university), and Past President (2008) of Physicians for Social Responsibility.

We hope that you can make it, either in person or by accessing our webcast

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