HEALTH AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Taking care of humankind at +2°C

HEALTH AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Taking care of humankind at +2°C

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Pablo Suarez

Associate Director for Research and Innovation, Red Cross Red Crescent Climate

Pablo is Associate director for Research and Innovation at the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, as well as Artist in Residence at the National University of Singapore (NUS-LRFI), visiting fellow at Boston University, honorary senior lecturer at University College London, and faculty member at University of Lugano (Switzerland).

He has consulted for the UN Development Programme, the World Food Programme, the World Bank, Oxfam America, and about twenty other international humanitarian and development organizations, working in more than 60 countries.

His current work addresses institutional integration across disciplines and geographic scales, and the use of innovative tools for climate risk management – ranging from financial instruments for faster disaster preparedness, to self-learning algorithms for flood prediction, to collaboration with artists and designers to inspire thinking and action.

Pablo holds a water engineering degree, a master’s in planning, and a Ph.D. in geography.

Intervention during the conference:

15:30 – 16:30 Calling to action and communicating to instigate change

SPEAKERS ON THE SAME THEME

« When it’s really important to educate the public about an issue, the most reliable means we have is simple, clear messages repeated often by a variety of trusted sources »

Pr Edward Maibach

Director, Centre for Climate Change Communication (George Mason University)