How Does Climate Change Affect Public Health


first_imgMichael Brubaker (left), discusses climate change’s effects on public health with Lori Townsend (middle) and Zachariah Hughes (right). (Photo by Josh Edge, APRN – Anchorage)A series of reports that seek to define the potential changes to public health in rural Alaska communities based on the impacts of Alaska’s rapidly changing climate. But, why are the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and the North Slope Borough looking at the issue through the lens of climate change?Download AudioHOST: Lori TownsendGUESTS:Michael Brubaker, director, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium’s division of Community Health ServicesZachariah Hughes, reporter, KSKA 91.1FMKSKA (FM 91.1) BROADCAST: Friday, October 17 at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 18 at 6:00 p.m.Alaska Public Television BROADCAST: Friday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 18 at 4:30 PM.last_img

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