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Dr. Mónica Rodrigues – University of Coimbra

Impacts of Climate Change on Health and Wellbeing: Risks and Responses

Dr. Mónica Rodrigues, from University of Coimbra (UC), Portugal, explains that an increase in temperatures is foreseeable in the future, with heatwaves becoming more frequent, which may accentuate the hazardous effects on the health and wellbeing of the Portuguese population.

Dr. Mónica Rodrigues

  • Manchester Academic Health Science Centre’s – Health and Wellbeing Award, University of Manchester, UK.
  • Member of Working Groups at the World Health Organization (WHO).
  • Expert Reviewer of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
  • Member of the TFEIP’s 2022 adjustments ad hoc group.
  • Technical Guidance for Emissions Inventory Adjustments under the Amended Gothenburg Protocol: Inventory adjustments in the context of ERCs. TFEIP’s 2022 adjustments ad hoc group.
  • Member of the Task Force ‘Household & Family Characteristics’ – United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).
  • Member of the Task Force ‘Housing Topics’ – United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).
  • Member of the Task Force ‘Migration and Mobility (National and International)’ – United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).