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Al Gore, Carter Center Host Conference On Climate, Health Connections Originally Cancelled By CDC

Global Health NOW: A Civil Response to Climate Change
“When the CDC canceled a planned Climate Change & Health conference — apparently seeking a low profile on the issue given the new administration in D.C. — civil society stepped up. Former Vice President Al Gore called former President Jimmy Carter, who offered to host the conference at the Carter Center in Atlanta. … The meeting focused on connecting the dots between climate change and health — and rallying civil society and the public health community to step up its response…” (Myers, 2/17).

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