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Climate Change and Health: From Challenges to Opportunities Discussion summary

This series of roundtables led by Sonora English, UCL IGH, explored the gaps and opportunities in supporting holistic action on climate change and health.

Global Health

21 June 2023

Climate Change and Health case study

Research title: Climate Change and Health: From Challenges to Opportunities Discussion summary 
Faculty: UCL Public Policy, UCL Grand Challenges UCL Institute for Global Health and UCL Health of the Public
Activity: Roundtable
Policy type: Case study
Country/Region: Europe
Policy partner: Local Goverment and National Governments 


In May 2023, UCL Public Policy (with support from UCL Grand Challenges and UCL Health of the Public) delivered a two part policy roundtable series to address both the challenges and opportunities for health in the context of climate change in the UK. Session 1 addressed priority risks to health and identify evidence and policy gaps, while session 2 aimed to identify co-benefits and areas for policy development and action. Following the discussions, UCL PP have developed a report containing a number of recommendations. 

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