The second place winner of our Spring 2022 Writing Competition explores the health care sector’s contribution to climate change, and its responsibility to address the climate emergency, inspired by the ‘Do No Harm’ oath.
Category: Climate and Disaster
By: Philippa Simmonds In summer 2021, a food system strategy commissioned by the UK government…
The 3rd place winner of the 2020 Eye on Global Health Writing Competition rethinks our relationship with nature in light of COVID-19.
The 2nd place winner of the 2020 Eye on Global Health writing competition explores the meaning and future of global health in light of COVID-19.
At first glance, podcasts seem pretty straightforward. But when you take a dip below the surface, many more interesting questions appear. The Talk Public Health team invites their audience to reflect on who is doing the talking, and to whom.
As civil society, our power lies in holding governments accountable in the health and climate emergency. This is a call to action: join a movement, protest expansion of fossil fuel industries, ask your professors to include climate change in their teaching. Let’s come together to demand real change in 2020, knowing that the benefits of action far outweigh the costs of our leaders’ failure to unite.
What do you imagine will be on your dinner plate in 2050?
We are excited for the rest of the year, aiming to continue to broaden and deepen our understanding of global health- and how seemingly unrelated challenges and changes can affect it.
This year’s Earth Overshoot Day falls on the 29th of July, which means this year we need 1.75 Earths to support humanity’s demand on our planet’s ecosystems. On the 29th of July, we’ve used up all the resources we had to live sustainably.
‘The systems change that is needed will not be possible in the short space of time we have to address these problems, so the only other way forward is innovation.’