Climate change is real. It is here and it is not going away. August 2016 marked the 16th consecutive month a global heat record had been shattered. Increasing atmospheric and ocean temperatures bring with them increased frequency and severity of storms, epidemics, heat waves, and other natural disasters. Health care […]
The special issue of the Pan American Journal of Public Health (PJPH) “Enhancing the sustainability and climate resiliency of health care facilities: a comparison of initiatives and toolkits” is now online!
The NHS and wider health and care sector have exceeded the first target in the bid to reach carbon reduction targets and help limit the effects of climate change set by the Climate Change Act 2008. The Sustainable Development in Health and Care Report shows the NHS has reduced its […]
The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the effects of climate change on food security and nutrition, intended as its four dimensions, and to explore ways to reduce negative impacts through adaptation and resilience.
A series of reports measuring the carbon footprint of the NHS in England. This consumption carbon footprint includes emissions from building energy use; travel to and from sites; as well as goods and services purchased by the NHS. This hybrid approach covers scopes 1, 2 and 3 as identified by […]
For a third year in a row, a group of eco-conscious physicians will campaign at the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) General Council Aug. 23–26 for physician associations to divest from fossil fuels and reinvest in renewable energy.