There is consensus from all major scientific bodies that global warming is occuring as a result of human activities.

The following are links to information on climate change from the major scientific bodies:

The MET office:
The Royal Society:
The Walker Institute:
The Climatic Research Unit:
Australian Bureau of Meterology:
Meteo France:
World Meterological Organization:
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change:

For more detailed information on climate science:


What follows is information on climate change and health, according to SHEBA classification.

SHEBA holds information in these areas relating to clinical transformation, at The categories are:

Energy and carbon


Travel and transport



Built environment

Finance and governance, including Contraction and convergence

Public health - which includes here Infectious diseases and Natural disasters


Energy and carbon

Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: low-carbon electricity generation. Anil Markandya et al Summary | Full Text | PDF

Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: overview and implications for policy makers.Andy Haines, Summary | Full Text | PDF


Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: food and agriculture,Sharon Friel et al, Summary | Full Text | PDF

The Food and Climate research network compiles research and evidence on topics from alcoholic beverages to food waste

Food justice, The Food Ethics Council,7LDZ,1LHESF,J54S,1

Food and Agricultural Organisation

Ian Roberts’ blog on this site



Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: urban land transport. James Woodcock et al - Summary | Full Text | PDF

Promoting health and climate stabilization through active transportation, Lawrence Frank et al



Water at Food Climate Research Network

Alan Maryon-Davis explaining the Climate dilemma in Zululand in a CHC blog



Strategies to reduce waste in patient food services.- developing a communication tool to share the strategies with hospital food service managers.


The built environment

World Health Day 2010 focused on urbanisation. Cities are responsible for 75% of energy use as well as being home to those suffering from the worst health effects of climate change, from air pollution to water scarcity - “Why urban health matters”, WHD 2010,


Finance and governance

Information on Contraction and Convergence: on the CHC Contraction and Convergence pages and in a blog from our Chair, Robin Stott - "just give money to the poor".


Public health, including Infectious diseases and natural disasters

Climate change and the global malaria recession, Peter Gethin et al,

Global trends in emerging infectious diseases, Jones KE et al,

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, with links to the key reports on future climate change scenarios: