Health

23. 01. 2016
On my last morning in Abu Dhabi, looking out of the window of one of this bewildering city’s multiple high-rise hotels, I watched a blanket of sea mist flooding in across the city until all was engulfed. As it cleared away, over the next hour or so, a brown toxic haze took...
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24. 03. 2014
Saturday was World Water Day. I spent some of the weekend tracking coverage of all the different initiatives promoting and supporting WWD. For instance, Yahoo did a brilliant little film dropping the two OOs from the end of their logo to get people to imagine what their world...
06. 02. 2014
Any take on sustainability that doesn’t have health and social care close to its heart probably isn’t worth worrying yourself about any further. But you’d be astonished at how many people just don’t get that. A bit of history. The Labour Government set up...
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22. 02. 2010
I spent last Friday at the launch conference for the Marmot Review – a report on health and equality and what we should be doing about them here in the UK. It’s a really good report and powerfully reminds all those who see themselves as active in the ‘sustainable development...
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15. 09. 2009
Last year, the NHS launched its first ever Carbon Reduction Strategy. Apart from a few mischievous media comments (homing in on the gentlest of hints that hospitals might in the future be serving less meat as part and parcel of providing lower-carbon meals), it has been very...
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