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Seminar: Are Chinese households becoming more resilient to climate change?
March 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pmFree
The UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies presents:
Are Chinese households becoming more resilient to climate change? Large-sample evidence from the China Health and Nutrition Survey
A Brown Bag Lunch Seminar by Clark Gray, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Geography, UNC-Chapel Hill
Reading Room, New East
Friday, March 3, 2017, 12:30-1:45 PM
Dr. Gray will present ongoing research with collaborators on the consequences of climate variability for human health and internal migration in China. This work reveals that heat stress can contribute to undernutrition and displace migrants, but that these effects have declined over time as China has developed and urbanized. The implications of these results for climate adaptation will be discussed.