August 26, 2009

Climate Change is biggest global health threat

A new UCL short video introduces the conclusion of the Lancet–UCL Commission that climate change is the biggest global-health threat of the 21st century.

The commission reviewed the likely health impacts of climate change on human societies – and documented ways to reverse those impacts. It concluded that there is a need for policymakers, practitioners and the public to act urgently on the human health effects of climate change.

The full text of the report is available here.

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