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The Health Practitioner's Guide to Climate Change - Jenny Griffiths

The Health Practitioner's Guide to Climate Change

Diagnosis and Cure

Jenny Griffiths (Redaktør) ; Mala Rao (Redaktør) ; Fiona Adshead (Redaktør) ; Allison Thorpe (Redaktør)

Sets out what health practitioners can do to prevent the worst impacts of climate change, to make health services sustainable, and to design healthy, sustainable communities. This book describes the relationship between health and the environment. Les mer
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Sets out what health practitioners can do to prevent the worst impacts of climate change, to make health services sustainable, and to design healthy, sustainable communities. This book describes the relationship between health and the environment. It gives facts and figures on greenhouse gas emissions.
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Forlag: Earthscan Ltd
Innbinding: Innbundet
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 400
ISBN: 9781844077281
Format: 23 x 16 cm
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'A wake-up call for doctors and other health professionals'
Professor Ian Gilmore, President, Royal College of Physicians

'Climate change is the greatest public health disaster facing us today and one that requires action at local, national and international level - Only by firm and decisive action now - can we, as a global community, hope to avert or mitigate an impending public health catastrophe of immense proportions.'
Presidents of the Faculty of Public Health, Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in the British Medical Journal

'This comprehensive book is a valuable resource to help NHS leaders get a firm understanding of the issues and challenges ahead.'
Steve Barnett, Chief Executive, NHS Confederation

'The health of the planet and the health of people are inseparable. This guide makes this vital connection.'
Dr Vandana Shiva, renowned environmentalist and author

'By thinking holistically, nurses as trusted professionals can be a powerful voice in limiting climate change, a serious threat to human health.'
Dr Peter Carter, Chief Executive and General Secretary of the Royal College of Nursing

'This book ...will be invaluable to Directors of Public Health and other public health practitioners in their efforts to highlight the pressing need to conserve global resources and to use them in ways which limit adverse environmental impacts such as climate change.'
Dr Frank Atherton, President, Association of Directors of Public Health

'The focus of this book on health and the threats that climate change poses to it must be embedded in the political debate, in strategies to change how we live and in how we plan for the future.'
Stephen Battersby, President, Chartered Institute of Environmental Health

'This is an excellent book and worthwhile reading for every health professional including managers at the top of organisations for a very reasonable price. Our local politicians should also read a copy.'
The Ulster Medical Journal

'The editors have skilfully constructed a very readable and interesting book on a topic that cannot fail to arrest the attention of even the most cynical climate change observer.'
Occupational Medicine

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Foreword

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Part I: Information

1. Greenhouse Gas Emissions - The Hard Facts

2. Climate Change is Deadly - The Health Impacts of Climate Change

3. Health and the Natural Environment

4. The Health Benefits of Action on Climate Change

Part II: Action

5. Leadership: How to Influence National and International Policy

6. How to Help to Plan a Healthy, Sustainable, Low-carbon Community

7. How You Can Make a Real Difference

8. How to Help People to Change Behaviour

9. How to Take Action in the Community

10. How to Help Organisations to Take Action

11. How Health Services Can Act

12. How to Prepare for the Health Effects of Climate Change

Resources section
Jenny Griffiths is a former health service manager and chief executive who now works independently.

Mala Rao is Director of the first Indian Institute of Public Health, based in Hyderabad.

Fiona Adshead was previously the deputy chief medical officer in the Department of Health for England and the chief government adviser on Health Inequalities.

Allison Thorpe is a Senior Research Associate at Brunel University.