Friday, September 22 from 1-2pm. Online.
This webinar by the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) will focus on how the deployment of nuclear weapons would create disastrous effects on climate. In turn, climate change not only increases the likelihood of war due to competition for resources (water, air, soil) and therefore increased violence on a warming planet, but also is directly affecting vulnerable nuclear weapons sites and legacy nuclear waste from weapons development, with disproportionate health effects on local populations.
Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) members can enter the code GBPSR25 to receive a reduced rate ($20) for registration. To become a GBPSR member, you simply need to sign up to be on the mailing list. Each registrant will need to create a free MMS account in order to register. In case you have trouble creating a login, here are step-by-step instructions to create an account.
This webinar is the first in a series of three webinars by MMS, “The Overlapping Health Impacts of Climate Change, Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power: Global Challenge, Local Solutions.”