Climate change threatens to reverse world’s health and development gains made in the past fifty years
Comment to article: van Daalen KR, Romanello M, Rocklöv J, Semenza JC, Tonne C, Markandya A, Dasandi N,et al. The 2022 Europe report of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: towards a climate resilient future. Lancet Public Health. 2022 Nov;7(11):e942-e965. doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(22)00197-9.
What is known about the subject?
Due to human actions, the average global surface air temperature is 1.1 ºC higher than the average of pre-industrial times, with the last seven years reporting the hottest years on record1.