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Seminar: Food Systems in the Age of Climate Change
Seminar: Food Systems in the Age of Climate Change
WhenTuesday, Jan 7, 2020, 12:30 – 1:20 p.m.
Campus locationGuggenheim Hall (GUG)
Campus roomGuggenheim Hall 220
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsNutritional Sciences Program and CHanGE (Center for Health and the Global Environment)
Target AudienceThis seminar is open to all UW students, faculty, and staff.

Session Details:
PNW Food Systems in the Age of Climate Change: Mitigation, Adaptation, and Resilience

Presented by:
Jeremy Hess, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Global Health, Emergency Medicine, Schools of Public Health and Medicine at UW and Director of CHanGE at UW

Food Systems in the Age of Climate Change
Our winter seminar explores climate impacts in the context of Pacific Northwest Food Systems.

Every aspect of the food system is impacted by and has an impact on climate. Greenhouse gas emissions and contributions to climate instability or resilience are determined by what we eat, how that food is produced and harvested, how far it travels, and whether the food is wasted or resources are recovered. Climate change impacts which foods will grow and be available, their nutritional outcomes, and the occupational health of front-line agricultural workers.…
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