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Panel discussion - Climate change and respiratory health - 25 SEPTEMBER, 2023

Panel discussion - Climate change and respiratory health - 25 SEPTEMBER, 2023

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18:00-19:00 CEST | Online | 25 September


Climate change is currently one of the main topics of discussion at European level. ERS is following this topic very closely and is engaging with the European Parliament, European Commission and stakeholders in Brussels to provide the latest information available, as well as our expertise. Taking place on World Lung Day, this event will present the new ERS climate change and respiratory health position statement and open up engaging discussion with a diverse panel, which includes authors of the statement and the Chair of the ERS Environment and Health Committee.

Educational aims


  • Climate change
  • The burden of climate change for patients and for the general population
  • Latest developments and information

Target audience:

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Patients
  • Scientists
  • Stakeholders working on policies at national and European level


This webinar will include presentation of a published ERS statement and a panel discussion on the topic. Participants will be able to ask questions during a dedicated Q&A session.

Learning outcomes

Following this webinar, participants will be able to:


  • Discuss the effects of climate change on respiratory patients
  • Analyse and interpret relevant European policies and current developments related to climate change and respiratory health
  • Recognise ERS's position as an international body of expertise on respiratory health.

CME credit

An application for accreditation of this webinar has been made to the European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology (EBAP) for 1 CME credit per 1-hour attendance. If accredited, the CME credit will be granted upon attendance of at least 60 minutes during the live webinar only.

What is a webinar?

A webinar closely simulates a lecture-based teaching experience. The speaker can interact with the audience, just as in a classroom setting. During the webinar, you will be asked to share your opinion on issues related to the topic using interactive polls.


All participants will be able to hear the lecturer and see the slides throughout the presentation. As a participant you will be able to pose questions or discuss ideas with the other participants via the text chat facility and the speaker will respond to the questions via the microphone.

Login guidelines

More information will be communicated in due course.

  • Please log in to the webinar 20 minutes before it is scheduled to commence. If you have any technical difficulties whilst trying to log in or during the session please contact
  • Check Central European Time.
  • To achieve the best quality, we recommend to avoid downloading anything from the internet during your connection to the lecture and stopping all other programmes.
  • Please also ensure that your audio settings are not set to mute and adjust the volume to a comfortable level.