News and Events


31 October 2017
The Lancet Countdown’s 2017 report is being launched with events around the world on the 31st of October. The Royal Society of Medicine will host its London launch from 14:00 – 18:00.
17 August 2017
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) hosted a seminar on the need for public health and healthcare professionals to have a major impact in addressing climate change.
22 June 2017
The Lancet Countdown is pleased to announce that Christiana Figueres will join as Chair of its High Level Advisory Board. The accompanying correspondence article in The Lancet explains how Ms. Figueres will help guide the Lancet Countdown to maximise its impact and deliver on the promise of the Paris Agreement.
15 March 2017
The 13th and 14th of March saw the Lancet Countdown host an annual two-day academic meeting, which brought together 46 representatives, hosted by Imperial College London.
13 March 2017
The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change, in association with Imperial College London, is bringing together experts in a range of global indicator processes. The panel will debate indicator processes such as the SDGs, Lancet Countdown, WHO Climate and Health Country Profiles, and Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.