98 million people
98 million more people with moderate to severe food insecurity in 2020 than in previous 30 years.
7 million death
In 2020, air pollution was responsible for 7 million premature deaths globally.
91% of countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions prioritise health protection as a climate policy priority.
Only 23% Ministries of Health use meteorological information to monitor climate-sensitive health risks such as heat stre
Heat-related deaths for people over 65 increased by 68% in 2017–2021 as compared to 2000–2004.
Climate suitability of dengue transmission rose by 12% from 1951–1960 to 2012–2021.
Implementation Plan for Advancing Integrated Climate, Environment, and Health Science and Services
2023 State of Climate Services for Health
First Report of the WMO COVID-19 Task Team: Review on Meteorological and Air Quality Factors Affecting the COVID-19 Pandemic Review on Meteorological and Air Quality Factors Affecting the COVID-19 Pandemic WMO-No. 1262
Climate Services for Health: Improving public health decision-making in a new climate