Overview: News from InUPHDate created: 30.06.2022

According to the Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change (2015), addressing climate change is considered the most significant global public health starting point of this century. Many mitigation and adaptation actions directly reduce the burden of disease, alleviate poverty, and reduce social inequality. To achieve this, decisive action is needed from all public health stakeholders, who should contribute their scientific expertise and extensive practical experience and use the established structures at all levels (federal, state, local). The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals provide the basis for action.