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!
Health Care Without Harm is an international coalition of hospitals and health care systems, medical professionals, community groups, health-affected constituencies, labor unions, environmental health organizations, and religious groups. Health Care Without Harm has regional offices in Reston, Virginia; Brussels; Buenos Aires and Manila. In other world regions, we work with […]
The Sustainable Development Unit (SDU) is a national unit based in Cambridge working on behalf of the health and care system in England. It was established in April 2008. The SDU supports the NHS, public health and social care to embed and promote the three elements of sustainable development – […]
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 […]