Decarbonizing health care facilities

Climate change is the biggest global health threat of the 21st century … The impacts will be felt … all around the world – and not just in some distant future but in our lifetimes and those of our children.”

Written 13 years ago in a joint report authored by University College London and The Lancet, that prediction is prophetic given a recent United Nations report confirming the disruption climate change is already causing on every continent. 

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