Today’s briefing started with a presentation by Colin Davis, Professor of Cognitive Psychology from the University of Bristol on the latest Covid-19 numbers and trends, followed by a session on Climate Change. The climate change session started with a brief presentation on the Lancet Countdown report on Health and Climate Change, which was given by Dr. Marina Romanello. This was followed by a discussion with experts, led by Prof. Anthony Costello. Scientists and guests then took questions from the press and public.

The guests we had today: 

  • Dr. Marina Romanello – Research Director, Lancet Countdown & Lead Author of Lancet Countdown on Climate and Health Action
  • David Pencheon – Hon Prof of Health and Sustainable Development & Associate, The Medical and Health School, University of Exeter, UK

Catch the full briefing here.