Our health is at risk if COP26 conclusions do not seize opportunities for a healthy, fairer future

As the COP26 negotiations continue, EUPHA endorses the stataement by EuroHealthNet that urges recognition of the right to health, and of the detrimental impacts of the climate crisis on physical and mental health which are disproportionately felt by those already facing multiple disadvantages. Addressing climate change effectively will bring co-benefits for health. Changes are needed to create a sustainable future for the planet, and those changes must also lead to a fairer and healthier future for all its inhabitants.

Read the full statement here.