Healthcare professionals must “think globally, act locally” on climate changeBMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i5686 (Published 26 October 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i5686
- Gee Yen Shin, consultant virologist,
- Rohini J Manuel, consultant microbiologist
- Public Health Laboratory London, Department of Infection, The Royal London Hospital, London E1 2ES, UK
We agree with Ramanathan and Haines about the harmful effects of short lived climate pollutants and carbon dioxide on climate change.1 We also agree that if unchecked, climate change poses a grave threat to global public health.
Although we concur that healthcare professionals should be active …