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IPCC Report: National Leaders Must Act On Climate Crisis To Ensure Human Health And Safety

Thursday, 12 August 2021, 7:38 pm | Global Climate and Health Alliance

Global, 12 August 2021:- Responding to this week’s stark sixth assessment report by Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) [1], which finds that without major cuts to greenhouse gas emissions throughout the current ... More >>

Forest Fire Smoke Driving Increased Health Risks From Air Pollution Worldwide - Report

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 5:59 am | Global Climate and Health Alliance

Worldwide, Public Health Systems Must be Prepared for Health Impacts of Fires Related to Climate Crisis Canberra, London, Brasilia, Ottawa, 16/17 June 2021:- Bigger, more frequent forest and bush fires are having increased and not yet well-studied health ... More >>

Health Groups Call For Health To Be Put At Heart Of South Africa’s Climate Commitments

Saturday, 8 May 2021, 4:51 pm | Global Climate and Health Alliance

South Africa, 7 May 2021:- South African and pan-African health groups are calling on the South African government to recognise that health is the bottom line of climate change, and to put health at the heart of its climate commitments ahead of this November’s ... More >>

Health Professionals Urged To Rise To The “Fierce Urgency” Of The Climate Crisis

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 6:21 am | Global Climate and Health Alliance

Although the COP26 UN climate negotiations may be a full year away, health professionals and their organizations must begin mobilizing now if they hope to influence the outcome of COP26 in November 2021, according to a call to action published in The Journal ... More >>

NHS England Net Zero Carbon Emissions Commitment Sets Example For Health Services Around The World

Friday, 2 October 2020, 9:16 am | Global Climate and Health Alliance

Responding to today’s announcement by England’s National Health Service (NHS) of its commitment to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040, Global Climate and Health Alliance (GCHA) Executive Director Jeni Miller said [1]: “NHS England’s ... More >>

UNGA: Govts Must Take Decisive Action By Matching Carbon Targets With COVID-19 Recovery Packages

Friday, 25 September 2020, 5:27 pm | Global Climate and Health Alliance

Responding to the statement by UN Secretary General António Guterres that “we need sustainable COVID-19 recovery plans that tackle climate change” during the September 24 High-Level Climate Change Roundtable at the UN General Assembly [1], ... More >>

Webinar: Ahead Of G20 Finance Meeting, Health Community Calls For Prioritizing Public Investments

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 6:25 pm | Global Climate and Health Alliance

WHO representatives, economist, to address climate, health and covid response ahead of finance ministers meeting Ahead of this month’s G20 Finance Ministers meeting (July 18-19), WHO representatives, an economist with COVID19 recovery expertise and ... More >>

Over 40 Mn Health Professionals Urge G20 Leaders To Put Public Health At Core Of Covid-19 Recovery

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 6:42 am | Global Climate and Health Alliance

Over 40 million doctors, nurses and other health professionals from 90 countries, including many working on the frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic, sent a letter today to G20 leaders urging them to put public health at the centre of their economic ... More >>

Global Health Community Condemns Move To Weaken Environmental Standards Hiding Behind Covid Pandemic

Saturday, 4 April 2020, 8:02 am | Global Climate and Health Alliance

The Global Climate and Health Alliance (GCHA) criticised the latest moves by governments in the US and Canada to roll back key components of national environmental policies, citing the COVID-19 pandemic and a need to stimulate the economy . There are concerns ... More >>

COP25 is a failure of leadership of historical proportions

Saturday, 14 December 2019, 1:25 pm | Global Climate and Health Alliance

Madrid, 13 December 2019 - The United Nations negotiations on climate change (COP25) are due to close later today in Madrid, after two weeks of talks where countries -- the big emitters in particular -- failed to put us on a path to achieve 1.5 degrees, ... More >>

COP25: Health sector denounces lack of funds

Sunday, 8 December 2019, 11:52 am | Global Climate and Health Alliance

Madrid, 7 December 2019 --- 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 and start implementing measures to incorporate ... More >>

Public health faces a critical climate deadline

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 8:31 am | Global Climate and Health Alliance

Global emissions are reaching record levels and the last four years were the four hottest on record, with winter temperatures in the Arctic rising by 3°C since 1990. Sea levels are rising, coral reefs are dying, forests are burned and we are increasingly ... More >>

Attempts to Hinder Climate Action Stall Progress

Saturday, 29 June 2019, 11:06 am | Global Climate and Health Alliance

Bonn, 28 June 2019 - To the dismay of health groups and over the objections of many delegations to this week’s climate talks in Bonn, negotiators failed to adopt the scientific findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Special ... More >>

Health groups alarmed that countries may drop IPCC science

Monday, 24 June 2019, 7:15 pm | Global Climate and Health Alliance

Bonn, 24 June 2019 - The Global Climate and Health Alliance (GCHA) today decried the renewed opposition by Saudi Arabia to accepting the scientific findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Special Report on 1.5C (1), ... More >>

COP24 Must Put Health First in Climate Negotiations

Friday, 14 December 2018, 12:15 pm | Global Climate and Health Alliance

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” ... More >>

COP24 Climate and Health Summit

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 10:10 am | Global Climate and Health Alliance

Katowice, 5 December 2018 :- Global health leaders and policymakers will gather in Katowice during COP24 this Saturday to address the need for urgent, health-focused action, engagement and collaboration, in the face of the greatest health threat of ... More >>

Lancet Countdown Climate and Health Report

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 12:51 pm | Global Climate and Health Alliance

London, 28 November 2018:- Following today’s release of the second The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change report, the Global Climate and Health Alliance called on world leaders to take the actions required to limit ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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