BMA annual meeting: Representatives vote to spread the word about the benefits of shunning fossil fuelsBMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g4307 (Published 27 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g4307
- Gareth Iacobucci
- 1The BMJ
The BMA will push to ensure that the benefits of reducing greenhouse gases are widely understood and incorporated into health and economic policies around the world, after a motion was passed at this week’s annual representative meeting.
Doctors at the meeting in Harrogate passed a motion that recognised the Lancet Commission’s description of climate change as “the greatest threat to human health of the 21st century.”1 The motion—carried with a large majority—urged the BMA to “facilitate the widest possible alliance of healthcare bodies to ensure that the co-benefits …