Solving the climate crisis requires an integrated approach, and students and youth are critical to identifying and addressing the climate crisis with new and innovative perspectives. This event brings together students and scholars from the University of Development Studies - Ghana, University of Saskatchewan - Canada, University of Tokyo, London School of Economics, University of Chile, and Tsinghua University. The speakers and panelists will discuss their research findings and recommendations on how climate change affects food systems and the health of people worldwide and provide evidence-based solutions to mitigate the effects for future generations.

Start time: 7.00 am EDT
7.00 to 7.15: Welcome keynote and introduction 

Ann Kurth, Dean and Linda Koch Lorimer Professor, Yale University School of Nursing, and Professor of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health

Peter Salovey, President of Yale University

7.15 to 7.35: Keynote 

Nazanin Charchi Aghdam, University of Saskatchewan

7.35 to 7.50: Student presentations introduction video  
7.50 to 8.20: Student panel discussion   

Ian Reilly, Yale School of Public Health   

Jessica Bediako, Yale School of the Environment 


Xiaoting Sun, Tsinghua University   

Go Hashimoto, University of Tokyo   

Zhu Deng, Tsinghua University         

Sanchayan Banerjee, London School of Economics   

Tang Hong, Tsinghua University  

8.20 to 8.45: Keynote

Dr. Kai Chen, Yale University     

8.45 to 9.10: Moderated Panel Discussion 

Dr. LaRon Nelson, Associate Dean, Global Affairs and Planetary Health, Yale School of Nursing 

9.10 to 9.15: Thank you and Closing note, Dr. LaRon Nelson   

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