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Taking the temperature: Towards an NHS response to global warming .

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Taking the temperature: Towards an NHS response to global warming

Taking the temperature: towards an NHS response to global warming written by nef for the NHS confederation says that the NHS faces a dual challenge. As well as taking action to reduce its own carbon emissions, as the lead agency responsible for public health, it needs to invest in preventive healthcare to strengthen the resilience of the population, as well as in treatment for the victims of a warmer, more variable climate .


By NEF,UK.


Environment Policy Resource.


Trading Up: Reforming the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme ISBN:

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Trading Up: Reforming the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme ISBN:

18 December 2006 The European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) is Europe’s most important initiative for curbing greenhouse gas emissions and averting dangerous climate change. Human-induced climate change, caused by emissions of CO2 and other greenhouse gases (GHG), mainly from burning fossil fuels and deforestation, is a serious long-term global environmental threat to human and ecological welfare (Baer 2006). To avoid dangerous climate change, global greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced very significantly.By Tim Gibbs and Simon Retallack


By IPPR ,UK.


Environment Policy Resource.


Katrina dwarfed by regional climate impact say top aid and environment groups.

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Katrina dwarfed by regional climate impact say top aid and environment groups. 29 August 2006. A new report from unique coalition of development and environment groups says act now on climate change before Latin America goes ?Up in Smoke?. As the United States marks the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, on Tuesday 29 August 2006, a major new report from a coalition of the UK?s biggest environment and development groups reveals the untold story of the impact that extreme weather, exacerbated by climate change, is having on the whole of Latin America and the Caribbean .

 

By nef,UK.

Environment Policy Resource.