Climate Change Will Increase Frequency And Intensity Of Diseases Like Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19
The Center for Disease Control’s Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) Framework, studies the short and long-term impacts of climate change on our health.
Reset Sustainability Contributor, Karen Weigert, and Elena Grossman from BRACE-Illinois, discuss climate change as a “threat multiplier” that in the future will increase the frequency and intensity of diseases, like Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Karen Weigert, vice president at Slipstream, a Chicago-based clean energy innovation non-profit,former chief sustainability officer for the City of Chicago.
Elena Grossman, BRACE-Illinois program director, research specialist in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences at University of Illinois at Chicago