Unfettered & Alive

David Dyjack, DrPH, CIH

The press coverage was immediate and sensational, "Queen Letizia of Spain showcases Parisian chic in the French capital." Unbelievable. The queen was elegant, however, her presence was intended to draw attention not to her attire, but rather to the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Second Global Conference on Health and Climate that took place July 7-8, 2016, in Paris. Paris is where I happen to be at this moment, extracting energy from tiny cups of espresso before the long, tedious flight home to Denver. It's a little after 9 a.m. on Saturday, and I'm obsessed with the press's attention to the queen's attire, especially when life as we know it hangs in the balance....

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Journal of Environmental Health
September 2016
Volume 79, Number 2