- by Nina Renshaw, Director of Policy and Advocacy at NCD Alliance (GCHA member) - We are less than a month away until countries meet in Madrid, Spain at the Climate Conference to decide on climate action to keep us at 1.5 C. Climate change was also the first topic...
Philadelphia, November 5, 2019 -- United States President Donald Trump began the formal process to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change on 4th November. This decision puts people’s health, in the US and around the world, at greater...
Scientists and doctors unite in call to act on climate change to protect human health. “An environmental crisis is also a health crisis” is the stark message from health professionals keen to draw sharp attention to the health impacts of climate change around the world. Scientists and doctors might seem to be unlikely activists but…
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.
Global Climate and Health Forum, San Francisco, September 2018
The Global Climate and Health Forum brought together 300 leaders from national and local governments, health systems, public health agencies, civil society, and international health organizations to build the community of climate and health professionals, share global success stories of health action for climate, and generate momentum and commitments for action on climate and health.
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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.
The Alliance works to tackle climate change and to protect and promote public health. Read more