Help us to spread the word!
We are in the process of developing a set of creative and engaging visual resources which will explain the implications for health of the forthcoming report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)'s Working Group II in clear and straightforward ways.
These will be posted at http://climateandhealthalliance.org/ipcc once they are finalised, in the days after the report's official release on March 30th, with the GCHA report being released on April 3rd. This Thunderclap is intended to help the report and graphics reach as wide an audience as possible - and to make that happen, we need you to join in!
Why does this report matter?
We already know that climate change is unequivocal, it is affecting people's health now, and that the future impacts will be significant. The IPCC's upcoming report, written by the world's leading scientists in this field using evidence from hundreds of peer-reviewed articles, will give an authoritative account of these impacts, their likely distributions, and the mechanisms through which they occur, as well as the evidence around some of the health co-benefits of sustainability.
Thanks to the support of the Global Call for Climate Action, we are currently developing a short report and set of accompanying infographics which will unpack what is currently known about the health impacts of climate change, as well as the scope for immense health benefits from action to reduce emissions.
Below are some other ways that you can help us ensure that this important information reaches as many people as possible around the world:
- Share them directly with your family and friends, for example by email or on facebook.
- Organise a local event.
- Write a blog or article about how climate change affects health in your country or region or what's being done to tackle it - and let us know so we can help to publicise it!
if you would like to be more involved, as well as for further information, media enquiries or to join our team of volunteers.