Climate change and human health

Documentary films and videos

Documentary films

The following WHO documentaries investigate the health impacts of climate change.

Putting these three health arguments at the center of the COP16 conference in Cancun, Mexico could ensure that in the new post-Kyoto agreement we will all share in the health and economic benefits that can accrue from countering climate change.

Public service announcement (PSA) videos

In 2008, World Health Day focused on the need to protect health from the adverse effects of climate change. WHO selected this theme in recognition that climate change is posing ever growing threats to global public health security. The following 4 PSA videos entitled "Climate change endangers human health" were produced to catalyse public participation in the global campaign to protect health from the adverse effects of climate change:

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