The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change was an historic step for the world in tackling the biggest global threat of the 21st century.
At the 2016 UCL-Lancet Lecture, former UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres, will speak on the opportunity the Agreement presents, for better health.
This will launch The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change, a new, independent research collaboration which builds on the work of the 2015 Lancet Commission, to track a world that is responding to climate change, demonstrating the immense health benefits this brings.
17:00 - Registration open
17:30 - Lecture
19:00 - Reception and launch of The Lancet Countdown - Tracking progress on health and climate change
20:00 - Event close
This event will have BSL sign language interpretation throughout. Tickets are available at:
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