Briefing for policy makers: The health benefits of greenhouse gas reduction policies
This briefing is intended for policy makers from both the climate and energy sectors as well as the health sector in Europe.
It summarizes the key scientific findings on the health costs and co-benefits of climate policies in industrialized countries from the last years. Furthermore it highlights the growing involvement of the health and medical sector in advocating for early and ambitious climate action on health grounds.
The conclusions provided for policy makers concern strengthening the link between health and climate change mitigation.
Last updated on 11 December 2012