How Should We Respond to Health Sector Emissions That Exacerbate Climate Change and Inequity?
AMA journal of ethics
A warming climate poses substantial risk to public health and worsens existing health inequity. As a contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution, the health sector has obligations and ample opportunities to protect health by decreasing waste and motivating more system-wide sustainable clinical practices. Such efforts will have important ethical implications for health equity.
Ferguson Bryan, Ava; Yates, Elizabeth; and Tummala, Neelima, "How Should We Respond to Health Sector Emissions That Exacerbate Climate Change and Inequity?" (2022). GW Authored Works. Paper 1822.