Jan. 25 Guest Lecture on Health and Economic Impacts of Air Quality in a Changed Climate

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January 18th, 2013

Health and Economic Impacts of Air Quality in a Changed Climate is the topic a Jan. 25 lecture being given by Noelle Eckley Selin, PhD, Department of Engineering Systems and Atmospheric Chemistry, Engineering Systems Division and Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This lecture is part of the   Gijs van Seventer Environmental Health Seminar Series focusing on Climate Change: Science, Health, and Policy.

Noelle Eckley Selin

Noelle Eckley Selin

In this seminar Dr. Selin will discuss the scientific issues surrounding air quality, and how it interacts with climate change both from the perspective of emissions and chemistry. She will then describe her group’s recent research on the health and economic impacts of air quality, specifically addressing the economic costs of morbidities and mortalities from ozone and particulate matter in the U.S., Europe, China and globally.  New results on co-benefits for air quality and health from climate policies in the U.S. will be presented.

Dr. Selin will be speaking on Jan. 25, noon-1 p.m. in the BUSM Instructional building, room L-210. For more information on upcoming seminar topics and guest speakers, please visit http://sph.bu.edu/ehseminars