Jan. 17, 2024

ASM welcomed Aaron Grade from the U.S. Global Change Research Program, Morgan Gorris from the Los Alamos National Laboratory and Alan Franzluebbers from the USDA Agricultural Research Service on Jan. 17, 2024, as part of ASM’s Meet the Policymaker series. Grade, Gorris and Franzluebbers are all authors of the Fifth National Climate Assessment. They presented highlights from the human health and agriculture chapters of the assessment, connections between the chapters and microbiology and information about participating in the assessment development process.

Meet the Policymaker webinar with authors of the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5).

Key Moments:

  • 5:03—Overview, background and key takeaways from the Fifth National Climate Assessment.
  • 15:26—Key points from the Agriculture, Food Systems and Rural Communities chapter of the assessment.
  • 24:18—Highlights from the Human Health chapter of the assessment, including major impacts of climate change on human health.
  • 38:52—Q&A.
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ASM Advocacy, advocacy@asmusa.org