A healthy future - tackling climate change mitigation and human health together

The Royal Society, Academy of Medical Sciences | Report | 14 October 2021

This report summarises the evidence of how climate change mitigation actions could promote human health in the near term, through ‘co-benefits’. It makes four headline recommendations:

  1. Incorporating health into the climate narrative 
  2. Integrating climate adaptation and mitigation policies to benefit health
  3. Developing metrics to assess health impacts
  4. Promoting transdisciplinary systems approaches to address the complex interaction between climate change mitigation and health
Read the report