References and the evidence base for the Alliance's Doha Declaration on Climate, Health and Wellbeing


General resources

The Global Climate and Health Alliance's recent report, 'Climate Change: Health Impacts and Opportunities' (2014):
The IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2013-14 (AR5):
The IPCC's Fourth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2007 (AR4)
WHO Resources on Climate Change and Health:
UN key documents on climate change: 


Selected peer-reviewed papers

The Lancet Series on Climate Change and Health ( and Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions (
Anthony J. McMichael, Insights from past millennia into climatic impacts on human health and survival, PNAS, 2012 (
Rockstrom et al, A Safe Operating Space for Humanity, Nature, 2009 (
McMichael, A.: Food, livestock production, energy, climate change, The Lancet, 2007 (
Anderson, K. and Bows, A.: Beyond ‘dangerous’ climate change: emission scenarios for a new world. Phil Trans Roy Soc A 2012
Haines, A. and Dora, C. 'How the low carbon economy can improve health', BMJ 2012; 344  (
The health impacts of climate change - BMJ ( James Hansen et al, Perception of climate change, PNAS 2012 (
Myers, Maibach et al, A public health frame arouses hopeful emotions about climate change, Climatic Change, 2012 (


Report and resource pages

HEAL and HCWH’s joint report, Acting NOW for better health: A 30% reduction target for EU climate policy
CAHA and The Climate Institute's recent report, Our Uncashed Dividend: The Health Benefits of Climate Action
The World Bank's Report: Turn Down The Heat: Why a 4°C Warmer World Must be Avoided
PwC's Low Carbon Economy Index 2012
Carbon Tracker Initiative, Unburnable Carbon Report, 2012
DARA Climate Vulnerability Monitor 2012
Common Causes, Common Solutions: Chronic Disease, Climate Change, Nutrition and Agriculture
Lecture recordings from a conference held at the Royal College of Physicians
HEAL's Policy Work: Care Without Harm:
Climate and Health Alliance/CAHA (Australia)'s resources page:
The UK Sustainable Development Unit site:
The Centre for Sustainable Healthcare's website:
HCWH's Report 'Healthy Hospitals, Healthy Planet, Healthy People'
Taking the Temperature – Towards an NHS Response to Global Warming (2007)
Factsheets and reports from Harvard Medical School -