US Climate and Health Alliance

The US Climate and Health Alliance is a national network of health and public health practitioners dedicated to addressing the threats of climate change to health.

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Launch of WHO’s BreathLife 2030 Site

November 15, 2016

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BreatheLife is a global campaign led by WHO, the Climate & Clean Air Coalition and the Government of Norway, to raise awareness about the health risks of short-lived climate pollutants, which contribute significantly to global warming and air pollution. The campaign advocates action in the areas of knowledge sharing between cities, increasing monitoring, supporting solutions and educating people.

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Lancet on Countdown on Public Health and Climate Change

December 22, 2016

Location: Webinar

Sponsor: The Lancet

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Announced at COP 22, the Lancet Countdown is being established to track the relationship between health and climate change. It will actively seek to engage with existing monitoring processes, such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals and World Health Organization’s climate and health country profiles. A set of key climate-health indicators will be published each year before the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Conference of the Parties. The Lancet Countdown is now conducting a global consultation to review the proposed indicators as explained in the webinar, which is Lancet’s U.S. introduction of the initiative.

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