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Inserm at COP21

06 Nov 2015 | By Inserm (Newsroom) | Institutional and special event

Because of its impacts—those already perceptible and those expected during this century—climate change is also an issue for researchers in the life and health sciences. Inserm is contributing to COP21 by holding scientific symposia and conferences for the general public. From 30 November to 11 December, while the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11) is being held in Paris, Inserm will be hosting the following events:


Le Bourget – “Climate Generation” Village / Wednesday 2 December, 2:55–3:50 pm
A conference as part of the programme for the Research Day, entitled “Qualité de l’air: quelle prévention du risque sanitaire?” (Air quality: how do we prevent the risk to health?), with Robert Barouki (Inserm) Augustin Collette (INERIS) and Robert Vautard (CNRS/CEA)

Grand Palais (Paris) from Friday 4 to Thursday 10 DecemberSolutions COP21 Exhibition
Space, “La Recherche se Mobilise pour le Climat” (Research Rallying for Climate Action), hosted by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research and 15 research organisations

Thematic Area on Health

A TV panel on Thursday 10 December at 2:00 pm on the subject of “Air quality: how do we prevent the risk to health?” with Isabella Annesi-Maesano (Inserm) Augustin Collette (INERIS) and Robert Vautard (CNRS/CEA)

Contributions from Inserm experts and facilitators: Rémy Slama, Chantal Raherison, Isabella Annesi-Maesano, Shamila Nair-Bedouelle, Robert Barouki, Grégoire Rey and Michèle Garlatti

Inserm Climate and Health Exhibition: Slide presentation
See the exhibition booklet, which can be consulted online (only in French)


Open to the public from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm on weekdays, and from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday

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