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2021[edit | edit source]

Ten Million a Year, David Wallace-Wells on polluted air, Dec 2 [1] "Ten million people die every year from air pollution, perhaps 8 million from the burning of fossil fuels. Ten million a year is 100 million a decade. It's 400 million in my lifetime. Everything we burn, we breathe." David Wallace-Wells [2]...Environment quality news

'Invisible killer': fossil fuels caused 8.7m deaths globally in 2018, research finds, Feb 9 [3] ...Environment quality news

2020[edit | edit source]

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Barcelona's car-free 'superblocks' could save hundreds of lives, Sep 10 [4]

World health leaders urge green recovery from coronavirus crisis, May 26 [5] ...Towards sustainable economies news

The pandemic isn’t a portal, yet, Neal Gorenflo, Apr 27 [6]

Bogotá expands bike lanes to curb coronavirus spread, Mar 20 [7]

What is Coronavirus Teaching us About Resilience? David Jacobin, Mar 15 [8]

2019[edit | edit source]

Air pollution is now a 'health emergency', head of NHS England warns, Oct 21 [9] ...Environment quality UK

Mending hearts: how a ‘repair economy’ creates a kinder, more caring community, Jun 12 [10] ...Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle

New Zealand 'wellbeing' budget promises billions to care for most vulnerable, May 30 [11]

Urban co-design for better wellbeing and health: Healthy New Town, Jan 9 [12] ...Urban sustainability UK

2018[edit | edit source]

Save millions of lives by tackling climate change, says WHO, Dec 5 [13]

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Air pollution now 'largest health crisis', Nov 22 [14]

Prototyping a ‘Citizen Research Centre’ by Sarah Drummond, Nov 14 [15]

Future proofing with kindness, Oct 9 [16] ...Food UK news

How do you build a healthy city? Copenhagen reveals its secrets, Feb 11 [17]

We need to talk about ageing – and it’s about far more than the NHS, Feb 4, John Harris [18] ...Health and wellbeing UK

2017[edit | edit source]

Huge health gap revealed between UK’s rich and poor, Dec 23 [19]

Economic Inequality and Health Inequality Are Inextricably Linked, Dec 5 [20] ...US news

Being poor kills – to improve public health the government must tackle inequality, Apr 10 [21] ...Health and wellbeing UK

2016[edit | edit source]

Can Commons Thinking Drive a New Health System? Nov 30 [22]

2014[edit | edit source]

World’s first passive house hospital planned, July 18 [23]

2009[edit | edit source]

Sustainable Medicine, Cuba and Peak oil, 20 October [24]

Climate change is the biggest health threat of the 21st Century, May 14 [25]

2008[edit | edit source]

Integrated health strategies can save children’s lives, says UNICEF flagship, State of the World’s Children Report 2008, January 22 [26]

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