U.K. Medical Professionals Cite Climate Change, Misinformation As Major Threats To Global Health, Survey Shows
The Guardian: Climate emergency poses major threat to future global health, say top medics
“The climate crisis represents the biggest threat to the future of global health over the next quarter of a century, according to a survey of top medical professionals. The vast majority of members of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, some of whom are responsible for significant discoveries in tropical diseases that plague poorer countries, believe governments and health bodies are failing to prepare adequately for the medical impacts of global heating. They also expressed concern that ‘misinformation and anti-science’ posed a dangerous threat to the future of health care…” (McVeigh, 9/20).