Join us February 8, 2024
Join Moms Clean Air Force and EPA Administrator Michael Regan for the inaugural Climate Disruption, Air Pollution, and Young Peoples’ Health convening on February 8, 2024.
The event will feature doctors, government officials, mental health experts, and environmental justice advocates and highlight the interconnections between climate and air pollution, public health, and children. It will be exclusively live-streamed by Parents.
ABOUT THE EVENT
Climate Disruption, Air Pollution, and Young Peoples’ Health will bring together experts in two panel discussions focusing on the challenges and solutions surrounding climate change and children.
Special attention will be given to understanding the unique vulnerability of babies, children, and adolescents to the impacts of climate and air pollution. Together, we will identify crucial opportunities to shape a brighter future for younger generations.
- WHEN Thursday, February 8, 8:00-11:00 AM ET
- WHERE National Press Club in Washington, DC, and live-streamed for audiences globally
- WHO Moms, EPA Administrator Regan, Chelsea Clinton, doctors, mental health experts, and environmental justice advocates
- WHAT Panel discussions highlighting challenges and solutions for climate change and air pollution’s effect on children
Administrator of the
Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation
Chair of the Council on
Environmental Quality (CEQ)
SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS
We’re honored to host a range of great speakers—including doctors, government officials, mental health experts, and environmental justice advocates. Read more about our speaker lineup here.
- Dr. Lise van Susteren General and forensic psychiatrist in Washington, DC, and expert on the physical and mental health effects of climate disruption
- Dr. Lisa Patel Executive Director for the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health and a pediatric hospitalist
- Paul Billings National Senior Vice President of Public Policy for the American Lung Association
- Nsedu Obot Witherspoon Executive Director for the Children’s Environmental Health Network
- Judith Enck President of Beyond Plastics, former Regional Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Professor at Bennington College
- Dr. Susan Anenberg Professor and Chair of the Environmental and Occupational Health Department at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, and Director of the GW Climate and Health Institute
- Grace Bastidas Editor-in-Chief of Parents
- Aishah-Nyeta Brown Climate advocate, researcher, and storyteller, and Social Media Manager for Good Energy Stories and the Climate Mental Health Network
- Osasenaga Idahor Pre-med track student at Harvard College concentrating in Environmental Science and Public Policy, and National Environmental Youth Advisory Council Member, U.S. EPA
- Zahra Biabani Author of Climate Optimism, CEO of In the Loop AI
- Patrice Tomcik National Field Director, Moms Clean Air Force