Where There’s Fire, There’s Smoke

When:
May 13, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
2021-05-13T18:00:00-07:00
2021-05-13T19:30:00-07:00

Last fall, smoke affected your life and health. This fall……? It is likely to happen again. Why?
Learn about climate change and wildfires, the dangers of smoke and how to protect your health at home.

Join us at 6:00pm – 7:30pm Pacific Time on Thursday, May 13th

Registration and Program details: Sacbreathe.org/where-theres-fire/

Learn why we are experiencing increased smoke from wildfires in Sacramento and why it is getting worse. We’ll discuss how heat and smoke affect health. We’ll offer practical information on protecting your health from smoke, with an emphasis on what you can do at home. Finally, you’ll learn about the Sacramento County Climate Action Plan and how to contribute your ideas to keeping Sacramento a great place to live.

Speakers:

  • Climate change and wildfires – Dana Nuccitelli, environmental scientist and climate journalist
  • Health impacts of climate change and smoke – Dr. Helene Margolis, epidemiologist, UC Davis
  • Mitigating smoke impacts at home – Jeff Williams Ph.D, air pollution Specialist, CARB
  • Climate Action Plans – What are they and how you can make your voice heard by the County – Michelle Manning

Sponsors: Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Sacramento; Breathe California, Sacramento Region; California Air Resources Board; ECOS; Sierra Club, Motherlode; 350 Sacramento.

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