TITLE

Health as a crucial driver for climate policy

AUTHOR(S)
Sauerborn, Rainer; Kjellstrom, Tord; Nilsson, Maria
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Global Health Action;2009, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the importance of considering health issues on climate change policies. He mentions three reasons for health considerations including the increasing and inequitable distribution, health concerns of people on themselves and their children, and positive health co-benefits of mitigation policies. He emphasizes on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessment report which identified several knowledge gaps on the effects of climate change to health.
ACCESSION #
51911969

 

Related Articles

  • Another wasted year.  // New Scientist;12/15/2012, Vol. 216 Issue 2895, p5 

    The author introduces a report in the issue on the treaty signed at the 2012 United Nations climate change conference in Doha, Qatar, arguing that the agreement on aid for developing countries to cope with the effects of global warming is a positive step, but the overall treaty is insufficient.

  • No sign of emissions letting up as climate talks begin. Le Page, Michael; Slezak, Michael // New Scientist;12/8/2012, Vol. 216 Issue 2894, p11 

    The article discusses research into global greenhouse gas emissions prior to the November 2012 United Nations climate change conference in Doha, Qatar. Global carbon dioxide emissions increased due to human activities such as fossil fuel burning, cement production, and deforestation. Topics...

  • Take from the rich to pay the poor. Marshall, Michael // New Scientist;12/15/2012, Vol. 216 Issue 2895, p10 

    The article discusses negotiations at the United Nations (UN) climate change summit held in Doha, Qatar in December 2012. The delegates explored the prospect of compensating developing countries for damage and losses caused by climate change, but wealthier countries were reluctant to accept...

  • Towards the Sino-American Trade Organization for the Prevention of Climate Change (STOP-CC). Valentine, Scott Victor // Chinese Journal of International Politics;Dec2011, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p447 

    The article presents an assessment of the U.S. and China's collaboration in climate change mitigation. It states that the U.S. and China are considered as two of the least accommodating countries in international climate change issues. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says...

  • THE IPCC REPORT ON CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS. Kuo, Gioietta // Futures Research Quarterly;Fall2007, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p27 

    The article discusses the report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the impact of climate change across the globe. According to the report, there are important changes that have been observed with regards to fresh water resources, ecosystems, and health-related...

  • The benefits and costs of waiting: early action versus delayed response in post-SRES stabilization scenarios. Bollen, Johannes; Manders, Ton; Timmer, Hans // Environmental Economics & Policy Studies;2000, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p143 

    This paper analyzes the economic impact of mitigation policies that lead to stabilization of CO2 concentrations at levels of 550 and 450 ppmv, respectively. We successively use each of the four new IPCC scenarios as a baseline. We analyze the impact of two different mitigation paths to the same...

  • Tackling the Public Health Impact of Climate Change: The Role of Domestic Environmental Health Governance In Developing Countries. Onzivu, William // International Lawyer;Fall2009, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p1311 

    The impacts of climate change are grave challenges to humanity and inequitable to developing countries. Climate change threatens human health through its effects on the stability of ecosystems on which human health depends, and in increased disease pandemics. Multilateral climate change treaties...

  • Carbon Con? Lohmann, Larry // Multinational Monitor;Sep2000, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p25 

    Focuses on the intellectual corruption charged on the authors and editors of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's `Special Report on Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry' claimed by the World Rainforest Movement. Information on the report; Issues of conflict of interest associated...

  • The price is not right.  // Canadian Dimension;Jun/Jul95, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p2 

    Focuses on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) study showing that economists valued a dead American or European more over a dead citizen from a low-income country. Average earnings as basis for finding; IPCC's warning on the impact of climate change; Increase in number of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics