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EC Online Presentation: COVID-19 and the Climate Crisis with Jessica Harris

May 28 (Thursday) 10:00am – 11:30am, Online Presentation: COVID-19 and the Climate Crisis: Similarities, Differences, and Lessons Learned from the Global Pandemic with Jessica Harris: Duckenfield Scholar and 2020 Clemson University Honors College Graduate, Jessica Harris presents her honor’s thesis discussing the role of air pollution as a driver of the climate crisis and of poor human health (in particular, how higher exposure might be linked to more severe cases of Covid-19). Why this demands an immediate need for a reduction of greenhouse gases, how this crisis can impact ethics and our moral duties to one another, and how we can learn from the mistakes in handling this crisis to better prepare and mitigate the next one. 


Please contact Nicci Hanewald at with any questions or if you would like information about joining the presentation. 

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Thursday, May 28 at 10:00am to 11:30am


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College of Business, Economics, Emeritus College, College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences, Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, Clemson University Honors College

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Students, Faculty, Staff, Undergraduate, Graduate



No Cost

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