Newsletter: Healthy people, healthy planet
Healthy people, healthy planet
29th November 2017
The role of health systems in promoting healthier lifestyles and a greener future. As the G7 economies continue their recovery from the Great Recession, the stress on their environmental resources is likely to grow, unless appropriate policy measures are taken. Air pollution, an important source of environmental stress, affects health outcomes directly, for example as a risk factor for respiratory and cardiovascular conditions, or indirectly, such as through the impacts on climate change and higher probability of extreme weather events.