The Health Community at COP27
Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt
Why COP28 – the Health COP – Must Drive More Ambitious Climate Action to Protect People’s Health
This year, 2023, is a major year for climate and health. The health movement on climate change has grown dramatically over the past few years, as the health impacts of the climate crisis make themselves increasingly and dramatically felt...
Devex: Climate change’s toll on global health increasingly getting attention
“Absolutely zero progress was made [at COP27] on a commitment to fully phase out fossil fuels, and without tackling the major root cause of the climate crisis, we cannot fully protect health,” said Jeni Miller, executive director of the Global Climate and Health Alliance. “There wasn’t any progress made on that. They just repeated the same language as at COP 26.”
Healthy NDC Scorecard: As ‘Health COP’ Approaches, Analysis Shows Big Emitting Nations Doing Too Little to Protect Health from Climate Change
Low- and middle income countries lead the way when it comes to inclusion of health goals in their climate commitments, while more wealthy, industrialised nations – responsible for the majority of historical global greenhouse gas emissions – lack long term vision, according to analysis published today by the Global Climate and Health Alliance.
Health community policy recommendations for COP27
In the lead up to COP27, the health community has jointly developed policy recommendations on the themes of loss and damage, mitigation, adaptation and finance. The Paris Agreement acknowledges the relevance of the right to health to...
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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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