Chile’s newly published NDC aims for health protection through climate action, though must be made more than voluntary to be effective
Last month, Chile officially presented its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the United Nations (UN), updating its commitments on how it will reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for the mitigation of climate change, in line with the Paris Agreement of...
The analysis of air quality data by the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA), collected by Bengaluru’s Healthy Air Coalition, shows that air pollution during the Covid-19 lockdown period, measured as PM2.5, was reduced by an average of 28% . Additional analysis of satellite data confirms the downward trend in emissions during lockdown.
(...) A healthy and safe COVID-19 recovery requires that countries fully commit to investing and rebuilding for a sustainable future, one that protects us and our children from health crises driven by climate change and other human pressures on our environment....
Global Climate and Health Summit, Madrid, 7 December 2019
At COP25, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Global Climate and Health Alliance (GCHA) will convene a one-day summit on climate and health.
Global Climate and Health Summit, Katowice, 2018
The 2018 Climate and Health Summit was part of a Day of Climate and Health, hosted at the University of Silesia alongside COP24. In the morning program, health representatives from Poland and across the world debated Climate change and health – which role for the health sector in Poland? The health threats of climate change are increasingly being discussed, especially following the extreme weather events this summer, with heatwaves in Poland and all over Europe.
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The Global Climate and Health Alliance was formed in 2011. Alliance members are health organizations from around the world, united by a shared vision of a sustainable future.
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