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U.N. Experts Call For Action On Climate-Related Health Risks At Global Conference

News outlets report on the WHO’s call for action on climate and health-related activities at the first-ever global conference on health and climate, which opened Wednesday in Geneva.

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Act now on climate change or face growing health risks – U.N.
“Swift action to tackle climate change would reduce the damage to global health caused by rising air pollution and more extreme weather, top U.N. officials said on Wednesday…” (Rowling, 8/27).

U.N. News Centre: Experts at U.N. conference call for action to mitigate climate-related health risks
“Experts are urging the international community to act fast to reduce climate change and its health consequences at the first-ever global conference on health and climate, which opened [Wednesday] at the Geneva headquarters of the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO)…” (8/27).