The carbon footprint of a renal service in the United Kingdom.

  title={The carbon footprint of a renal service in the United Kingdom.},
  author={Andrew Connor and Robert Lillywhite and Matthew Cooke},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  volume={103 12},
BACKGROUND Anthropogenic climate change presents a major global health threat. However, the very provision of healthcare itself is associated with a significant environmental impact. Carbon footprinting techniques are increasingly used outside of the healthcare sector to assess greenhouse gas emissions and inform strategies to reduce them. AIM This study represents the first assessment of the carbon footprint of an individual specialty service to include both direct and indirect emissions… CONTINUE READING


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