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City air pollution dropped by 28% in Bengaluru during Covid-19 lockdown, new analysis reveals

City air pollution dropped by 28% in Bengaluru during Covid-19 lockdown, new analysis reveals

The analysis of air quality data by the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA), collected  by Bengaluru’s Healthy Air Coalition, shows that air pollution during the Covid-19 lockdown period, measured as PM2.5, was reduced by an average of 28% [1]. Additional analysis of satellite data confirms the downward trend in emissions during lockdown.

Covid-19 is a wake up call: no healthy future without green recovery

Covid-19 is a wake up call: no healthy future without green recovery

Berkeley, California - On the eve of Earth Day (22 April), many countries are preparing  to resume activities after their Covid-19 peak. The decisions governments make now must prepare the way for a safer and healthier future for everyone and for the planet on which...

Grupos de salud dicen: COP25 es un fracaso del liderazgo de proporciones históricas

Grupos de salud dicen: COP25 es un fracaso del liderazgo de proporciones históricas

En un momento en que las principales organizaciones de salud han reconocido la crisis climática como una emergencia de salud y las personas en todo el mundo están experimentando los impactos del cambio climático en su salud, sustento y vivienda, los líderes del gobierno todavía discuten sobre los plazos, evadiendo el tema de las normas y apuntándose unos a otros con el dedo.

COP25: Health sector denounces lack of funds for global climate measures

COP25: Health sector denounces lack of funds for global climate measures

Paris Deal’s “right to health” cannot be achieved without ambitious action Madrid --- The global health community meeting at the Global Climate and Health Summit alongside COP25 urged governments meeting at the climate negotiations in Madrid to turn words into action...

Media Advisory – Global Climate and Health Summit at COP25

Media Advisory – Global Climate and Health Summit at COP25

What: Global Climate and Health Summit at COP25 When: From 0900 - 1730 CET on Saturday December 7th 2019 Where: Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), Facultad de Medicina, Plaza Ramón y Cajal, s/n, Auditorium “Ramón y Cajal”, 2nd floor. Register here   The...

COP24 Must Put Health First in Climate Negotiations

COP24 Must Put Health First in Climate Negotiations

Katowice, 13 December 2018:- The Global Climate and Health Alliance today called for countries to follow through on their commitment to protect the “right to health” under the Paris Agreement, ensuring that COP24 negotiators explicitly include “health” in...