Scientific American senior editor Jen Schwartz talks with WHO officials Maria Neira and Agnès Soucat about climate and health and with Rachel Kyte, special representative to the U.N. secretary-general for, and CEO of, Sustainable Energy for All.
Welcome to Scientific American’s Science Talk, posted on October 2, 2019. I’m Steve Mirsky.
The United Nations here in New York City, last week, hosted the U.N. Climate Action Summit. Scientific American senior editor Jen Schwartz was on site. She moderated a panel on climate and health and did an interview on transitioning to clean energy. Each is about 11 minutes long.
First up is the climate and health panel. Schwartz spoke with Dr. Maria Neira from Spain and Dr. Agnès Soucat from France. Neira is the director, Department of Public Health, [Environmental] and Social Determinants of Health, World Health Organization. Soucat is the director, Department of Health Systems Governance and Financing, World Health Organization.
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Next, on to clean energy. Jen Schwartz interviewed Rachel Kyte.
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