Health

Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: climate change, health, adaptation, mitigation, Gross Domestic Product, health benefits
WHO key messages for COP21  World Health Organization underline the health co-benefits associated with mitigation, reasons health should be prioritised in adaptation finance and why a strong climate ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: Climate and Health Summit, health impacts, climate change, clean air, food security
... 8,200 hospitals and health systems which had pledged to lead by example in reducing emissions and preparing for the impacts of climatic change. Climate change threatens many fundamental determinants ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, fossil fuels, divestment, climate science, Kyoto Protocol
The healthy case for fossil fuel divestment Alistair Wardrope from Healthy Planet illustrates how fossil fuel companies have resisted climate change science and suggests that health sector should divest ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, climate change, India, heat waves, indigenous peoples, mitigation
... of the state is gradually increasing, as is the mean daily minimum temperature. Bhubaneswar, the Capital of Odisha saw a record temperature of 46.3 degrees Celsius in June 2005 – 10 degrees above the norm. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, Borneo, deforestation, solutions, illegal logging
... co-founded this non-profit clinic in 2007, they embraced the practice of “radical listening”. They held hundreds of hours of community meetings to understand community issues leading to logging and to ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, COP21, International Federation of Medical Students' Associations, youth, health professionals
Medical students: climate change policy nerds or hardline lobbyists? Alice McGushin from the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations describes her first COP experience and why climate ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: Health, non-communicable diseases, climate sciene, communicating climate change
Climate change and NCDs: Lessons in communication on the road to 2030 Juliette Wittich, Jack Fisher and Mats Junek from NCDFREE draw links between climate change science and non-communicable diseases ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: climate health nexus, Lancet Commission, Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, Loss and Damage, migration, conflict
Where in the world is the Climate/Health Nexus at COP21? Representatives from the World Medical Association identify where health related issues have been included in parties’ Intended Nationally Determined ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, World Federation for Public Health Association, climate change, health policy
Global survey of climate change and health policy reveals countries lack preparedness to protect the health of their citizens from climate change Fiona Armstrong from Climate and Health Alliance summarises ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: WHO, UNFCCC, health, government, COP21
WHO/UNFCCC climate and health country profiles provide evidence on the health impacts of climate change to empower governments to take action WHO draw attention to the constructive role that Health Country ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, clean air, pollution, climate change
Why health concerns should prompt an ambitious Paris package Genon Jensen from HEAL describes how health professionals from around the world are calling for an energy approach that is healthy for both ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 06 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 1 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, climate change, food systems, nutrition, consumption
... and 200-600 million will suffer from hunger by 2080 particularly in sub-Saharan Africa countries. The global food system will be further challenged over the coming decades with increases in the human ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: climate justice, nutrition, food security, health, UNFCCC, COP20, human rights
Climate justice and human rights: Creating a climate for health, food and nutrition security and gender equity Cristina Tirado-von der Pahlen from UCLA and the International Union of Nutritional Sciences ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 07 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 6 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, food security, agriculture, Brazil, resilience, WHO, IPCC
Climate change and health vulnerability: Is there food security in Brazil? Diego Ramos and Vital Ribeiro from Projeto Hospitais Saudáveis explore the impacts of climate change on food and agriculture ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 07 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 6 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, climate change, children, youth, students, education, UNFCCC, COP20, advocacy
... climate change and health are intrinsically linked. Health was only mentioned once in the 200 page draft agreement proposed at COP15 in Copenhagen in 2009, and only one per cent of the global climate funds ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 07 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 6 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, gender, illness and disease, water, human rights, adaptation, women, livelihoods
The fundamental link between climate change, health and gender Yeniva Massaquoi and Latha Swamy from Women’s Environment and Development Organization explore the intrinsic link between climate change, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 07 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 6 - Climate and Health
Tags: Climate and Health Summit, climate change, public health, adaptation, climate finance, illness and disease, extreme weather events, fossil fuels
Climate change and health: The case to act Isobel Braithwaite and Erica Parker from the Global Climate and Health Alliance highlight the many ways that mitigating climate change and improving resilience ... [ +++ ]
Created on Saturday, 06 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 6 - Climate and Health
Tags: World Health Organization, health, inequality, sustainability, energy efficiency, air pollution, disease, resilience
WHO key messages for COP20 Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum from the World Health Organization explores the interlinkages between climate change and public health, and offers suggestions for a cleaner, healthier ... [ +++ ]
Created on Saturday, 06 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 6 - Climate and Health
Tags: healthcare, partnership, public health, collaboration, resilience, risk
Climate change and health: Improving the ability of healthcare to cope using risk-based partnership approaches Stephen Leyshon and Bobbie Ray-Sannerud from DNV GL Strategic Research and Innovation explore ... [ +++ ]
Created on Saturday, 06 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 6 - Climate and Health
Tags: communication, public health, local communities, Keystone XL
Want people to engage with climate change? Emphasise public health Bryndís Arndal Woods from University of Iceland and Aarhus University highlights the success of using public health as a way of communicating ... [ +++ ]
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