Climate Change And Health: Get Ready For The Transition

“It’s not about avoiding the risks. It’s about taking a fantastic opportunity.” Let’s see the bigger picture and seize the moment: costs, assessments, and solutions from The Lancet Countdown 2019: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change explained by a data scientist with words, graphs and videos.

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Marina Romanello is a data scientist for the Lancet Countdown. We met her at the official launch event of the report in Italy, co-organized in Venice by the CMCC Foundation and Ca’Foscari University.
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Connectivity graph of Wikipedia articles on health (blue) and climate change (red) visited in 2018. The popularity of articles is indicated by node size; lines represent co-visits in clickstream data. Source: The Lancet Countdown 2019

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