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Letters Climate change

Call to action: catch The Wave

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 24 November 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4962
  1. Jienchi Dorward, F2 doctor1,
  2. Tony Waterston2,
  3. Frances Mortimer3,
  4. Robin Stott4,
  5. Jonny Currie5
  1. 1Royal United Hospital, Bath
  2. 2Medact
  3. 3Campaign for Greener Healthcare
  4. 4Climate and Health Council
  5. 5Medsin-UK
  1. jienchino{at}

    International environmental health activists have called for public health to take a central role in the UN climate change talks.1 However, despite increasingly dire warnings of the economic and health catastrophes that unabated climate change will cause,2 most health professionals and lay people have not been stirred into the …

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