Medical Students Discuss Climate Change’s Impact On Patient Health, Health Care Industry’s Role In Emissions

BMJ Opinion: Climate change is impacting population health and our future patients: remaining silent is not an option
Chloe Legard, medical student at the University of Cambridge, and colleagues discuss the implications of climate change for their future patients’ health, as well as the health care industry’s role in emissions. They write, “Healthcare professionals are in a unique position to inform, engage, and educate. … We are calling for the entire healthcare sector to unite and demand urgent action to safeguard the health of our future patients” (9/26).

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