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Healthcare's Response to Climate Change: A Carbon Footprint Assessment of the NHS in England

The National Health Service (NHS) in England has been working since 2008 to quantify and reduce its carbon footprint. This article presents the latest update to its greenhouse gas accounting, identifying interventions for mitigation efforts and describing an approach applicable to other health systems across the world.

Intended users

Ministries of Health; health professionals and health managers; researchers; and others conducting GHG emissions baseline assessments and developing low carbon sustainable health systems.

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