Launching the 2021 Report of the Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change

Join us on the 21st October 2021 at 2pm BST for a 2 hour live, virtual launch.

Register here for the virtual global launch of the 2021 Report



Opening context setting: Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the WHO

Urgency: Helen Clark, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand

Introducing the 2021 Report: Tamara Lucas, Executive Editor, The Lancet

Deep dive into the findings: Dr Marina Romanello, Research Director, Lancet Countdown

Hear from our regional centres:

Wenjia Cai, Director of Lancet Countdown in Asia and Associate Professor of global change economics in Department of Earth System Science, Tsinghua University, China.

Stella Hartinger, Director of Lancet Countdown in South America and Associate Professor at Cayetano Heredia University, Perú.

Rachel Lowe, Director of Lancet Countdown in Europe and Associate Professor at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow.

Panel discussion


Almaaz Mudaly, High School Liaison of The National Youth Climate Action Plan at South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Prof Kris Ebi, Working Group 2 lead and an American epidemiologist whose primary focus is the impact of global warming on human health. She is a professor of Global Health and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences in the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington.

Sunita Narain, is Director General of the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and has been since 1982. She is a writer and environmentalist.

Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum, Lancet Countdown Board Member and Head of WHO Climate Change Unit

Prof Elizabeth Robinson, Executive Director of the Grantham Institute

Q&A from audience

Closing remarks: Prof Anthony Costello