Environmental Audit Committee

Planetary Health inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Report published. Awaiting Government Response.

Scope of the inquiry

The Environmental Audit Committee will investigate the effect of environmental damage and climate change on health. The inquiry will examine this emerging field, including the use of technology to mitigate risks, global interdisciplinary collaborations, and action taken by the UK Government. The Committee is particularly interested in the risks relating to nutrition for UK and global human populations.

Terms of reference: Planetary Health

Latest evidence

  • 12 Feb 2019 - Planetary health - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF330 KB) HC 1803 | Published 14 Jun 2019

    Evidence given by Professor Georgina Mace, Professor of Biodiversity and Ecosystems, University College London, Dr Mark Mulligan, Head of the Department of Geography, King's College London, Professor Peter Cox, Professor of Climate System Dynamics, University of ExeterDr Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet, Sonia Roschnik, Director, Sustainable Development Unit, Matt Shardlow, Chief Executive Officer, BugLife- the Invertebrate Conservation Trust

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