Less than two weeks ahead of the UN’s Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow, the Lancet medical journal has warned that “urgent action” is required to integrate climate crisis mitigation with Covid-19 recovery plans.
In a report titled Code Red For A Healthy Future, it warns that failure to do so will exacerbate the health hazards already faced by people due to the worsening climate crisis.
These include food and water insecurity, heatwaves and the spread of infectious diseases.
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