For the first time, scientists of the IPCC Working Group I explicitly state that “It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land” in their contribution to the 6th Assessment Report: Climate Change 2021 The Physical Science Base https://www.ipcc.ch/report/sixth-assessment-report-working-group-i/ Transforming the global energy system to limit global warming will be key […]
The 2021 Christ’s College Climate Seminar Series was held in partnership between the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) at the University of Cambridge and The Lancet-Chatham House Commission. The seminars took as their starting point that knowing what actions to take to improve population health post-Covid-19 is only part of the solution. We […]
The second meeting of Commissioners took place on 22 March 2021. The focus of this meeting was on discussing progress made on work packages I (identifying common drivers of environmental degradation, non-communicable disease and communicable disease) and II (identifying actions to tackle those drivers synergistically) and agreeing on subsequent activities. The third meeting is planned […]
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, public and political attention is increasingly focused on strategies and solutions to avoid future pandemics, to mitigate and adapt to anthropogenic environmental changes, and to increase human health and wellbeing. Three recent reports are particularly relevant to the work of our Commission: The Economics of Biodiversity: […]
We are delighted to announce the 2021 Christ’s College Climate Seminar Series, organised in partnership between the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) in Cambridge and the Lancet-Chatham House Commission. In four online seminars, we will examine ways in which effective action against the three threats to population and planetary health non-communicable disease infectious disease environmental degradation […]
The health of populations across the planet is in a perilous state during the COVID-19 pandemic, with more than 550 000 deaths worldwide...
The first meeting of Commissioners takes place on 29 October 2020.
Many initiatives are under way to shape national and international strategies urgently needed to avoid more pandemics...