Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 4:00pm
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Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden St., Cambridge

Rethinking the American Diet: Optimally Unifying Environmental and Nutritional Sciences

Gidon Eshel, Hrdy Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, will give a talk as part of the 2016–2017 Fellows' Presentation Series.

At Radcliffe, Gidon Eshel is collaborating with scientists from the Harvard University Center for the Environment and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on developing multi-objective metrics of diet. The metrics combine disparate environmental impacts (e.g., greenhouse gas emissions or water and land use) with health outcomes (e.g., cardio- and cerebrovascular diseases or diabetes) in a manner most suitable for using in optimizations designed to improve public health while easing environmental burdens.

Free and open to the public.

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Harvard University
Center for the Environment

Address: 26 Oxford Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge
Phone: (617) 495-0368

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