UNI forum will explore environmental policy

Improving environmental policy will be the topic of a forum at the University of Northern Iowa.

“As if the Future Mattered: Emerging Ideas in Environmental Policy” will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, in Sabin Hall Room 2.

Carolyn Raffensperger, executive director of the Science and Environmental Health Network, will lead the discussion. She is the co-editor of “Precautionary Tools for Reshaping Environmental Policy and Protecting Public Health” and “The Environment: Implementing the Precautionary Principle.

The discussion will be hosted by the Department of Communication Studies and the Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE).

Carolyn Raffensperger

Kamyar Enshayan, director of the CEEE, says issues of community health, climate disruptions, proactive planning and community resilience are all intertwined.

For more information, contact Enshayan at 319-273-7575.

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