Briefing Launch: The Public Health Case for a Green New Deal
Next week, the Climate & Health Group will release their upcoming briefing, ‘The Public Health Case for the Green New Deal’. The briefing sets out the public health case for a transformative Green New Deal and outlines the actions that health workers and students can take to organise around it.
The Health for a Green New Deal campaign seeks to build mass support in the health community for a transformative Green New Deal and to organise health workers and students to advocate for a just transition to a zero-carbon society.
The Medact Climate & Health research cluster has been working on a briefing that sets out the public health case for a Green New Deal and sets out key actions that health workers and students can take to organise.
Sign up for the webinar here to launch the briefing on Thursday 8th April from 7.00pm – 8.30pm GMT
At the launch you will hear from the authors and a panel of guest speakers including:
- Dr Helen Stokes Lampard – The Chair of the Academy of Royal Medical Societies, and Chair of the Board for the National Academy for Social Prescribing.
- Guppi Bola – The chair of Joint Council For The Welfare Of Immigrants and author of the influential ‘Reimagining Public Health’ report published by Commonwealth.
- Dr Andrew Harmer – A senior lecture at the Centre for Global Public Health who will be providing insights as a Medact member and one of the briefing’s authors!
- Hannah Martin – co-director of Green New Deal UK who are campaigning across the UK for a transformative Green New Deal.