Nick is the Executive Director of the Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change, an independent and multi-disciplinary research collaboration between academic centres around the world. It is based at University College London’s Institute for Global Health, and is a continuation of the 2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change. The Countdown tracks and drives progress towards a world which is responding to climate change in a way that protects and promotes public health.
The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress in Health and Climate Change is an international research collaboration dedicated to tracking the planet’s response to climate change and the resulting health benefits. In its annual report, The Lancet will present a series of indicators demonstrating that this transition is possible, that it has already begun, but that more work is needed.
Intervention during the conference:
11:30 – 12:30 Introductory plenary session: Overview of current knowledge on climate/health
« The big challenge of negotiation is keeping the level of ambition and critically keeping the level of public support that we need in order to take ambitious action on climate change. »Diarmid CAMPBELL-LENDRUM