Climate Change & Health Links

Healthy Planet Guide to Global Environmental Change

The key scientific resource for climate change are the reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, but they are heavy on the detail. Our campaign partners Healthy Planet UK have created a more concise resource.

Choose Health, End Fossil Fuel Subsidies

This campaign is run by one of Fossil Free Health’s member organisations, the Health and Environment Alliance. The campaign to end fossil fuel subsidies compliments the fossil fuel divestment campaign, because it challenges public investment in the fossil fuel sector.

The Lancet Countdown to 2030 –  tracking progress on health and climate change

The Lancet Countdown to 2030 is an international, multidisciplinary research collaboration that builds on the work of the 2015 Lancet Commission, which concluded that the response to climate change could be "the greatest global health opportunity of the 21st century".

Planetary Health Alliance

The Planetary Health Alliance is a consortium of universities, NGOs and partners with a shared mission to support the growth of a rigorous, policy-focused, trans-disciplinary field of applied research aimed at understanding and addressing the human health implications of accelerating anthropogenic change in the structure and function of Earth’s natural systems.

Investing in Health

A report from Doctors for the Environment Australia recognising climate change as the "defining health issue" of the century, and the consequent imperative for divestment.

The UK Health Alliance on Climate Change
The UK Health Alliance brings together Britain’s major health institutions, including many of the Royal Colleges. It aims to encourage approaches to tackling climate change that promote public health, and supports health professionals and the NHS to adapt to and mitigate climate change.