November 2018 monthly Meeting
Clean Air — B.C. Wildfires and Your Health
Dr Michael Mehta, environmental social scientist from Thompson Rivers University will focus on community resistance, resiliency, social innovation and citizen science. Come out and hear his ‘top 10’ actions to reduce health risks.
Everyone welcome! Bring your questions and ideas!
Dr. Mehta is Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, specializing in science, technology and society with a focus on environmental and health risk issues. He holds a joint appointment in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Thompson Rivers University.
On a related topic, in British Columbia Burning, by Bethany Lindsay, is the quote: …”12 % increase in lightning strikes for every degree of warming; almost 40% of forest fires in B. C. are started by lighting.” The Fall CAPE E-news update has much information on Climate Health and Policy – check it out!