Topic: Environmental Threats

The Coronavirus Pandemic
Safely Reopening Workplaces

May 12th, 2020 Part of: .

This segment is part of our Coronavirus Pandemic Series. Facebook Live Q&A with Joseph Allen, Director of the Healthy Buildings Program, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and The World from PRX & WGBH Tuesday, May 12, 2020 As some Americans Read More…

The Coronavirus Outbreak
Tracking COVID-19

March 2nd, 2020 Part of: .

This segment is part of our Coronavirus Pandemic Series. The Coronavirus Outbreak: Tracking COVID-19 Presented jointly with The World from PRX & WGBH Monday, March 2, 2020 Brief Video Highlight As policymakers and researchers continue to grapple with the impact of COVID-19, experts in this Forum examined pressing questions. What do we know about the Read More…

Unprecedented Natural Disasters in a Time of Climate Change
A Governors Roundtable

November 14th, 2019 Part of: .

Unprecedented Natural Disasters in a Time of Climate Change: A Governors Roundtable Presented jointly with Reuters Brief Video Highlight Thursday, November 14, 2019 Hammered by unprecedented natural disasters, parts of the United States have coped with raging wildfires, catastrophic hurricanes, dangerous heat levels, blizzards and floods. In addition, climate change has introduced new risks and Read More…

Drug-Resistant Infections
Confronting an Escalating Crisis

October 11th, 2019 Part of: .

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums Drug-Resistant Infections: Confronting an Escalating Crisis Presented jointly with NBC News Digital Brief Video Highlight Friday, October 11, 2019 Antibiotics are a pillar of modern medicine. They have saved millions of lives. But as the use of antibiotics has increased, so has the proliferation of antibiotic-resistant microbes Read More…

Feeding 10 Billion By 2050
Creating a Sustainable and Healthy Food Future

March 22nd, 2019 Part of: .

FEEDING 10 BILLION BY 2050: Creating a Sustainable and Healthy Food Future Presented jointly with NBC News Digital Brief Video Highlight What does a sustainable and healthy future mean when it comes to food production, consumption and resulting environmental impacts? With nearly a billion people globally going hungry and nearly two billion eating the wrong Read More…

Conflicts Over Science And Policy At The EPA
Where Are We Headed?

October 19th, 2018 Part of: .

CONFLICTS OVER SCIENCE AND POLICY AT THE EPA: Where Are We Headed? Presented jointly with PRI’s The World & WGBH Brief Video Highlight Friday, October 19, 2018, Noon-1pm ET What is the status of evidence-based environmental policy in the U.S? Sweeping policy shifts, regulatory rollbacks, and decisions such as the withdrawal from the Paris Climate Read More…

Eradicating Polio
Reaching the Last Child

October 20th, 2017 Part of: .

Brief Video Highlight ERADICATING POLIO: Reaching the Last Child Presented jointly with NPR Friday, October 20, 2017 Once a global scourge, polio is tantalizingly close to eradication with only 11 wild poliovirus cases reported worldwide in 2017. In this Forum event — held in advance of World Polio Day — experts from the Government of Read More…