Call for Submissions: How is your project or organization tackling the health & climate crisis? for GCHA series with BBC StoryWorks. Read more The Health Community at COP 27 COP27 takes place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, from Sunday 6th November until Friday 18th November 2022. Health and Fossil Fuels: A rapid and just transition Major health groups, including World Health Organization, call for treaty to phase out fossil fuels. Join the call. #HealthyClimate Prescription Organizations representing over 46 million health workers have signed an urgent call for climate action UN 134570 - Fred Noy/UN Picture Library Healthy NDCs Scorecard Find out which countries are acting to protect peoples' health from climate change A call to strengthen climate change education for all health professionals The WHO-Civil Society Working Group has written an open letter to health education stakeholders

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For Health’s Sake: Stop Financing Fossil Fuels

For Health’s Sake: Stop Financing Fossil Fuels

At the end of this week, global health community representatives, policy makers, climate experts, economists and civil society will be meeting at COP27 (GCHA page on COP27) in Egypt. This year’s location could not be more emblematic for...

Devex: Climate change’s toll on global health increasingly getting attention

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.”

Health community policy recommendations for COP27

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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