Aspen Ideas Festival

When Systems Collide: Health, People, and the Planet

Season 1 Episode 27 | 59m

As the world’s nations gather in Paris for yet another “final” round of climate talks, the inextricable link between public health and the fate of the planet is increasingly apparent. Extreme climate change, pandemics, drought, floods, pollution, and weakened agricultural systems have increased the stakes for communities around the globe. What are the greatest risks we face?

Aired: 06/27/15

Rating: NR

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