Anläßlich der Klimakonferenz in Paris erklärt der PID seine Unterstützung der WHO-Aktion

Montag, 30. November 2015

WHO calls for urgent action to protect health from climate change – Sign the call

“The evidence is overwhelming: climate change endangers human health. Solutions exist and we need to act decisively to change this trajectory." Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General

Climate change is the greatest threat to global health in the 21st century.

Health professionals have a duty of care to current and future generations. You are on the front line in protecting people from climate impacts - from more heat-waves and other extreme weather events; from outbreaks of infectious diseases such as malaria, dengue and cholera; from the effects of malnutrition; as well as treating people that are affected by cancer, respiratory, cardiovascular and other non-communicable diseases caused by environmental pollution.
Already the hottest year on record, 2015 will see nations attempt to reach a global agreement to address climate change at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP) in Paris in December. This may be the most important health agreement of the century: an opportunity not only to reduce climate change and its consequences, but to promote actions that can yield large and immediate health benefits, and reduce costs to health systems and communities.

WHO calls on the global health community to add its voice to the call for a strong and effective climate agreement, that will save lives, both now and in the future.
We call for a climate change agreement that promotes:

  • Strong and effective action to limit climate change, and avoid unacceptable risks to global health.
  • Scaling up of financing for adaptation to climate change: including public health measures to reduce the risks from extreme weather events, infectious disease, diminishing water supplies, and food insecurity.
  • Actions that both reduce climate change and improve health, including reducing the number of deaths from cancer, respiratory and cardiovascular diseases that are caused by air pollution (currently over 7 million each year).

We commit to leading by example, by:

  • Raising awareness of the health effects of climate change and the potential health co-benefits of low carbon pathways, among health professionals and the general public;
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of measures to limit climate change and protect our countries, workplaces, and communities;
  • Working to minimize the environmental impacts of our own health systems, at the same time as improving health services.

PLEASE TAKE ACTION NOW - Unterstützen Sie ebenfalls diese Aktion der WHO undefinedhier.


We, the German Pollen Information Service, celebrate the extraordinary achievement from Paris with joy and hope and we invite you to read the “WHO statement on COP21 Climate Agreement – Moving towards healthier people and a healthier planet” at:


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