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.

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.
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

Change is always difficult. Humans don’t like change. But we need to see the bigger picture

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