Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 50, Pages A1-A8, 1-318 (June 2021)

This special issue of Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (COSUST) brings together a collection of articles on environmental sustainability in relation to those adverse climate impacts –slow onset events--which unfold gradually over time. The special issue helps identify the gaps and challenges in understanding slow onset events and their local, national, and regional impacts, and possible approaches to manage these.

COP26 is the 2021 United Nations annual climate change conference. COP stands for Conference of the Parties. Parties are the signatories of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) - a treaty agreed in 1994 which has 197 Parties (196 countries and the EU). The 2021 conference, hosted by the UK, together with our partners Italy, in Glasgow, will be the 26th meeting of the Parties, which is why it's called COP26.


The Lancet, Volume 398, 9 October 2021

This Comment launches the São Paulo Declaration on Planetary Health, a global call to action from the planetary health community charting a path forward to support a more equitable and resilient post-pandemic world.

The Journal of Climate Change and Health, 2021, 100075

How education about the environmental impact of unnecessary laboratory testing can affect ordering.

The Lancet, 20th October 2021

The Lancet Countdown is an international collaboration that independently monitors the health consequences of a changing climate. Publishing updated, new, and improved indicators each year, the Lancet Countdown represents the consensus of leading researchers from 43 academic institutions and UN agencies.

Dementia Rehabilitation, October 2021, Pages 57-79

This book chapter advances SDGs 3 and 17 by outlining the common physical impairments found in people living with dementia, as well as evidence for treatments to maintain or improve physical function and prevent falls, in both community and residential settings.

The Journal of Climate Change and Health, 2021,100078,

The authors propose the adoption of a mnemonic for climate action that healthcare professionals can embrace and use as a platform to catalyse action.

The Journal of Climate Change and Health, 2021, 100079

This article examines the ways in which healthcare professionals can intervene to reduce pharmaceutical pollution.

Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Volume 31, October 2021

An overview of more than 6000 chemicals reported to be found in plastics and the challenges and gaps in assessing their impacts on the environment and human health along the life cycle of plastic products.