Call for urgent action on climate changeBMJ 2011; 343 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d6760 (Published 18 October 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d6760
On 17 October leading health professionals and experts in international security met at a BMJ conference in London on the health and security implications of climate change. They issued a statement calling on governments around the world to prioritise efforts to tackle the causes and effects of climate change.
Specifically they urge:
The European Union to unconditionally agree a target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions domestically by 30% by 2020 …