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April 27, 2016 – “Climate Change, Rising CO2, Plant Biology and the Implications for Public Health.”

“Climate Change, Rising CO2, Plant Biology and the Implications for Public Health.”

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Lewis H. Ziska, PhD Plant Physiologist, USDA-ARS, Crop Systems and Global Change Lab

Lewis H. Ziska, PhD Plant Physiologist, USDA-ARS, Crop Systems and Global Change Lab

When and Where

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016 12:00-1:00 PM MAURER CENTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH ROOM 1001

Watch Recording

Objectives:

1. To provide a foundation for the impact of climate change and rising CO2 levels on plant biology.
2. To provide and disseminate information related to how plants directly impact health via aeroallergens, contact dermatitis and toxicology.
3. To provide an overview of how plants indirectly contribute to public health; including nutrition, food-borne pathogens, pharmacology and pesticide use.

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