Urbanization and modern lifestyle changes have diminished possibilities for human contact with nature in many societies. At the same time, many societies today face increasing incidence of poor physical and mental health associated with chronic stress, insufficient physical activity and exposure to anthropogenic environmental hazards that cannot be addressed by medicine and technology alone.
The event will bring together stakeholders from science and academia, civil society, indigenous peoples, practitioners and government representatives and will focus on climate action at the international and national level.
Implementing the right measures to curb global warming is one of the biggest challenges of our time. Facing the consequences of rising temperatures such as fires and flooding, the world has no time to spare. It is time to turn commitment into action.