August 11 – Dissecting the Intersections of Housing, Health, Equity, & Climate Change
Climate & Health Equity Webinar Series
Friday, August 11, 2023 | Virtual | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET
Note: CME available, see below for more info and to register
When discussing climate change, health, and equity, it is important to consider the areas of housing and energy efficiency. Dr. Carlos Martín, the Project Director for the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, will discuss innovating housing design, green housing, and disaster mitigation and recovery. In addition, he will share some of his research and projects, intersections of environmental and construction quality in housing with racial equity and income disparity, and touch on solutions.
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit (s) ™
Speaker Bio: Dr. Carlos Martín
Dr. Martín connects the bricks and mortar of housing to social and economic outcomes of occupants, especially at the intersections of environmental and construction quality in housing with racial equity and income disparity. For over 20 years, he has led evaluation, research, and policy analysis for federal, state, and civil-sector entities in the fields of energy efficiency, housing construction and design, climate mitigation and adaptation, disaster management, and energy and environmental justice. Currently, Dr. Martín is a David M. Rubenstein Fellow at Brookings Metro and is the Director of the Remodeling Futures Program at Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. Dr. Martín previously led the Urban Institute’s Built Environment practice area, leading all research on energy efficiency, climate adaptation, environmental governance, the housing industry, and construction regulations.