Climate change and health
The links between climate change and public health are increasingly clear. The Lancet Countdown 2017 report monitors the health impacts of climate change and the benefits resulting from the response to climate change.
Explore and interact with the report’s findings.
Health effects of heatwaves
Labour capacity and heat stress
“Extreme heat causes heat stress and heat stroke, exacerbations of pre-existing heart failure, and kidney disease.”
Adaptation planning and resilience
Air pollution and public health
Coal phase out
Divestment from fossil fuels
Research on health and climate change
“Science is critical to increasing public and political understanding of the links between climate change and health.”
Read the full report: The Lancet Countdown 2017.