The writer served as the first national climate adviser to the White House and is a former administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency.
It is of course completely right that climate, economic and technical experts are included in every COP discussion, such as the one in the United Arab Emirates later this month. But only rarely do you see health leaders in the mix. In fact, for as long as I can remember, health has never been treated as a serious factor in the consideration of climate action or as a significant driver of climate investments, even though these challenges are inseparably linked and nothing is more important to us and our families than our wellbeing.
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