‘Cork: a Healthy City in a Changing Climate‘
Public Seminar, discussion and local actions workshop
Monday 30 September – Tuesday, 01 October
‘Cork a Healthy City in a Changing Climate?’ focuses on the science of climate change actions possible at city level to develop a local action plan for Cork City. This plan will be incorporated into the Cork Healthy Cities Action Plan and the Cork City Council Climate Adaptation Implementation Plan.
This is a collaboration between Cork Healthy Cities, the Environmental Research Institute UCC, the Environmental Protection Agency, SHEP Earth Aware and EcCoWeLL Cork.
Public Seminar & Discussion
Cork University Business School, 1 Lapps Quay (click for map)
Monday 30 September, 18:30 – 21.30
The first of it’s kind in Cork City this seminar is designed to be interactive, with a combination of presentations by experts and practitioners in Public Health and the Environment. The event will include a number of talks by experts in the area of climate change and health, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A, chaired by Dr Margaret Desmond, Senior Manager, Climate Services, EPA.
Local Actions Workshop
Millennium Hall, Cork City (click for map)
Tuesday, 01 October 09:00 –13:30
The focus of this EcCoWeLL event is to hear from experts in these areas with a view to stimulating action in Cork City. Topics to be covered include:
Air Quality, Transport, Energy,Food, Water, Biodiversity & Public Health Infrastructure, Extreme Weather and Disease, Health as a Catalyst for Climate Action.