Health and climate: the road of opportunity

Six months after the international climate agreement was reached in Paris at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, the World Health Organization returned to the French capital on July 7–8 to host the second Global Conference on Health and Climate. Here, a mixture of policy makers, technical experts from development agencies, and non-governmental and civil society organisations gathered to discuss how to build healthier societies through the COP21 agreement. How can we turn its expansive global objectives into tangible outcomes that improve the health of our people and our planet?

The Lancet Global Health Blog
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