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The 2022 report of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: health at the mercy of fossil fuels

Romanello, Marina, Di Napoli, Claudia, Drummond, Paul, Green, Carole, Kennard, Harry, Lampard, Pete, Scamman, Daniel, Arnell, Nigel, Ayeb-Karlsson, Sonja, Berrang-ford, Lea, Belesova, Kristine, Bowen, Kathryn J., Cai, Wenjia, Callaghan, Max W., Campbell-Lendrum, Diarmid, Chambers, Jonathan, van Daalen, Kim R, Dalin, Carole ORCID: 0000-0002-2123-9622, Dasandi, Niheer, Dasgupta, Shouro, Davies, Michael, Dominguez-Salas, Paula, Dubrow, Robert, Ebi, Kristie L., Eckelman, Matthew, Ekins, Paul, Escobar, Luis E., Georgeson, Lucien, Graham, Hilary, Gunther, Samuel H., Hamilton, Ian, Hang, Yun, Hänninen, Risto, Hartinger, Stella, He, Kehan, Hess, Jeremy, Hsu, Shih Che, Jankin, Slava, Jamart, Louis, Jay, Ollie, Kelman, Ilan, Kiesewetter, Gregor, Kinney, Patrick L., Kjellstrom, Tord, Kniveton, Dominic, Lee, Jason K.W., Lemke, Bruno, Liu, Yang, Liu, Zhao, Lott, Melissa, Lotto Batista, Martin, Lowe, Rachel, MacGuire, Frances, Sewe, Maquins Odhiambo, Martinez-Urtaza, Jaime, Maslin, Mark, McAllister, Lucy, McGushin, Alice, McMichael, Celia, Mi, Zhifu, Milner, James, Minor, Kelton, Minx, Jan C., Mohajeri, Nahid, Moradi-Lakeh, Maziar, Morrissey, Karyn, Munzert, Simon, Murray, Kris A., Neville, Tara, Nilsson, Maria, Obradovich, Nick, O'Hare, Megan B, Oreszczyn, Tadj, Otto, Matthias, Owfi, Fereidoon, Pearman, Olivia, Rabbaniha, Mahnaz, Robinson, Elizabeth ORCID: 0000-0002-4950-0183, Rocklöv, Joacim, Salas, Renee N., Semenza, Jan, C., Sherman, Jodi, Shi, Liuhua, Shumake-Guillemot, Joy, Silbert, Grant, Sofiev, Mikhail, Springmann, Marco, Stowell, Jennifer, Tabatabaei, Meisam, Taylor, Jonathon, Trinanes, Joaquin, Wagner, Fabian, Wilkinson, Paul, Winning, Matthew, Yglesias-González, Marisol, Zhang, Shihui, Gong, Peng, Montgomery, Hugh and Costello, Anthony (2022) The 2022 report of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: health at the mercy of fossil fuels. The Lancet, 400 (10363). 1619 - 1654. ISSN 0140-6736

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Identification Number: 10.1016/S0140-6736(22)01540-9

Abstract

The 2022 report of the Lancet Countdown is published as the world confronts profound and concurrent systemic shocks. Countries and health systems continue to contend with the health, social, and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, while Russia's invasion of Ukraine and a persistent fossil fuel overdependence has pushed the world into global energy and cost-of-living crises. As these crises unfold, climate change escalates unabated. Its worsening impacts are increasingly affecting the foundations of human health and wellbeing, exacerbating the vulnerability of the world's populations to concurrent health threats.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/home
Additional Information: © 2022 Elsevier Ltd
Divisions: Grantham Research Institute
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2022 09:27
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2024 04:42
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/117227

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