Alliance of health professionals BMA, eight Royal Colleges, the BMJ and The Lancet warn UK is bucking positive trend of global action on climate change

The UK is reversing its policies on climate change “without offering credible alternatives”, according to an alliance of Britain’s doctors, nurses and other health professionals.

Writing in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), they say that natural disasters, food and water insecurity, the spread of infectious diseases and forced migration “are already affecting human health and provide a glimpse of the near future”.

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Source: Guardian Environment