Webinar on the science of climate change + ISSOP declaration on climate crisis 25/26 March

23 March, 2021

Dear HIFA members, I am forwarding this message which was posted to CHIFA (the Child Health Information for All network) as it will be relevant to most on this forum as well.

The webinar is the second in a series on Climate Change and CHild Health and focuses on the science of climate change so is not child health specific. The main speaker is one of the UK's top climate scientists, Prof Kevin Anderson from Manchester.

Full details are given below.

Tony Waterston

Dear CHIFA members

This is a reminder that on Thursday this week (for Europe and the Americas and Africa) and on Friday (for Asia and Pacific) the second webinar in the ISSOP climate crisis series will be held, you can find details on the flyer at https://www.issop.org/2021/03/10/issop-climate-change-webinar-no-2-flyer/ and you may register for the free talks and breakout sessions at


for Europe and west and at


for Asia/Pacific.

The main speaker will be Professor Kevin Anderson, one of UK's top climate scientists who will speak on the current scientific progress being made using the title 'From Iniquity to Integrity: Paris, 2 degrees and 'fair' mitigation'

There will also be a presentation of the ISSOP Climate crisis declaration by Prof Ruth Etzel.

There will be discussion on the talks in regional breakout rooms across the world.

Please register now as this talk will be very popular.

Tony Waterston

Join CHIFA (child health and rights): http://www.hifa.org/joinchifa

CHIFA profile: Tony Waterston is a retired consultant paediatrician who worked mainly in the community in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. He spent 6 years working in Zambia and Zimbabwe and directed the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Diploma in Palestinian Child Health teaching programme in the occupied Palestinian territories. He was an Editor of the Journal of Tropical Pediatrics and is on the Executive Committee of the International Society for Social Pediatrics. His academic interests are child poverty, advocacy for child health and children's rights. He is currently the lead moderator of CHIFA He is also a member of the HIFA Steering Group. Tony.Waterston AT newcastle.ac.uk