How does energy use lead to poor health?
PAUL WILKINSON, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Paul Wilkinson, of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, says there are many ways energy use impacts on health, and he explained the situation in the developing world.
Reduced Meat Consumption means Reduced Climate Change and Better Health
JOHN POWLES, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge
There is a need to reduce the global consumption of meat in order to reduce climate change and improve health according to the Energy and Health series published by the Lancet. An average global reduction in meat consumption of just 10% will stop the emission of green house gases associated with livestock production from rising as well as reduce health risks associated with consumption of red meat. Nicola Solomon spoke to John Powles.
Car-Free Cities To Cut Early Mortality By One Third?
JAMES WOODCOCK, British Medical Journal Health Intelligence, London
Entire cities should become car free and as a result cut mortality in early middle age by around a third. That’s according to study results released by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and published in a series on the health impact of energy policies in the Lancet. Peter Goodwin questioned investigator James Woodcock about the findings.
Energy Policy and Health: A Rôle for Doctors?
RICHARD HORTON, The Lancet, London
Richard Horton, Editor of the Lancet explained to Peter Goodwin how doctors and medical professionals can help by getting involved with energy policies.
LSHTM Audio News Special: Energy and Health
ANDY HAINES, Director, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Andy Haines discusses on the policy changes being called for.