WHY THE CLIMATE CHANGE AGREEMENT IS CRITICAL TO PUBLIC HEALTH
CLIMATE CHANGE IS THE DEFINING ISSUE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Climate change poses serious health risks, mostly for the poorest populations, but can also stimulate stronger health systems and health gains from the transition to a low-carbon economy.
Join the ONE UN high-level event to address the links between health and climate change.
TUESDAY 8TH DECEMBER
COP VENUE, OBSERVER ROOM 1
Welcome message by Ms Marisol Touraine, Ministry of Health, France.
Opening keynote by Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General.
Health, climate change and sustainable development- Prof. Jeffrey Sachs
Air pollution, climate change and health – Prof. Veerabhadran Ramanathan
Round table discussion by ministers, higher level representatives of NGOs, academia, the UN, civil society, business and research