Methane & Health

Methane affects human health through multiple, interconnected pathways. Methane is a short-lived, powerful greenhouse gas (GHG), that is accelerating global warming and contaminating the air, water, and soil humans depend on.

Covid, Climate Change and Health: Health perspectives & advocacy

As the world works to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, health professionals are on the frontlines, caring for patients and protecting our health.

WHO Civil Society Working Group to Advance Action on Climate Change and Health

WHO Civil Society working group

The WHO Civil Society working group brings together leading health organizations who are tackling climate change through health care systems reform, research, peer education, advocacy, emergency response, and policy development.

Health professionals know the students are right, climate change is an emergency

Climate Change will impact health for generations to come. On September 20th and 27th, health professionals joined students around the world to call for bold action on climate – attending student demonstrations, holding workplace actions, educating peers and writing letters of support.

Healthy Air, Healthy Climate

Unmask My City was a global initiative by doctors, nurses, public health practitioners, and allied health professionals dedicated to improving air quality and reducing emissions in our cities.

Call to action on Climate and Health

On 12 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.