NEWS

COP25 hit stalemate over Paris deal implementation

Delegates from more than 190 countries are still talking at the COP25 climate summit in Madrid on how to include ambitious targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in a final document. Emissions have risen by 4 per cent since 2015, and cuts of more than 7% a year will be needed in the next decade to avoid dangerous temperatures rises.

EVENTS

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.

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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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