After 16 years under the leadership of chancellor Angela Merkel, Germany is set to vote for a new government on 26 September. Current polls predict a shift in majorities, most notably with a rise of the Green and Socialdemocratic Party. But regardless of what the...
“We know that climate change is impacting people’s health, this is increasingly visible around the world. We also know that many solutions to address climate change offer tremendous health co-benefits,” said Dr Jeni Miller of Global Climate and Health Alliance, the organisation which drafted the letter. “The health community is really seeing that if we don’t step up and call for action on climate change, we’re failing the patients and the communities that we care for.”
Ahead of COP26, South Africa is now the leader amongst the world’s 20 biggest emitters of greenhouse gases in taking action to protect its people’s health, according to the third round of Healthy NDCs Scorecards issued today by the Global Climate and Health Alliance.
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