Climate Change and Health: Prof. Dr. Sebastian Vollmer involved in the report of the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC)

In its latest report "The imperative of climate action to protect human health in Europe", the Scientific Advisory Board of the European Academies (EASAC) examines the impact of climate change on the health of people in Europe. Prof. Dr. Sebastian Vollmer, Professor of Development Economics, was a representative of Leopoldina, the German National Academy of Sciences. A total of 27 international scientists contributed to the report. The report focuses on the impact of climate change on human health in Europe and the effects of measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to stabilise the climate.

EASAC brings together the national academies of the EU Member States, Norway and Switzerland. The aim of the researchers is to provide European decision-makers with independent, scientifically sound advice.

EASAC press release: Climate action urgently required to protect human health in Europe (external link)