Eating for the planet… and for ourselves
The recently published EAT-Lancet commission report is the latest evidence of the interrelationship between our diets, our health, and the…
2019.01.18 / 4min read.
The paradox of plastic in healthcare
Never has the need to reduce the use of plastics been more apparent and more pervasive. As world leaders, scientists and environmentalists…
2018.12.17 / 5min read.
Greener Hospitals, Healthier Communities
Putting environmental sustainability at the heart of NHS strategy
2018.11.19 / 4min read.
One Earth, One Health
Headlines like “We have only twelve years to save the world” appeared across the globe in early October, in the wake of a new report from…
2018.10.22 / 5min read.
The summer we woke up to the health impact of climate change
Climate change is something that everyone needs to take seriously, and healthcare professionals are no exception. The global weather this…
2018.08.17 / 4min read.
Helping reduce air pollution is good for your health
Getting out of your car cuts air pollution and can make you fitter
2018.07.19 / 2min read.
Mental health issues and air pollution: what’s the link?
With Clean Air Day being marked across the UK on 21st June 2018[i], anyone interested in mental health might like to consider the links…
2018.06.25 / 3min read.
How to fix our air pollution crisis: a surgeon’s view
Why is an Orthopaedic surgeon writing about air pollution? I can declare an interest with two of my children having asthma. We think of…
2018.06.19 / 5min read.
Transforming the climate change narrative into one of optimism, opportunity and relatability
Looking at the pictures from last week’s 44th World Environment Day, it is easy to feel depressed about the state of our planet. The theme…
2018.06.11 / 2min read.
Leadership on climate change is leadership on health
The UK must commit to full decarbonisation to realise the health benefits of acting on climate change
2018.05.16 / 4min read.