Climate Change & Health

Climate change is affecting the health of both people and the planet right now.  It will affect the most fundamental determinants of health: water, food, air and which infectious diseases we are exposed to. To learn more about the links between climate change and...

Trident

Nuclear weapons continue to pose a profound threat to human life on the planet. This section of the website includes material on the history of nuclear weapons and their effects, why they are still such a threat and why the UK should not be renewing Trident. The UK...

Fracking

“The arguments against fracking on public health and ecological grounds are overwhelming. There are clear grounds for adopting the precautionary principle and prohibiting fracking” – Quote from an open letter in the BMJ in support of Medact’s report...

Sustainable Diets

“What, and how much we eat directly affects what, and how much is produced. We therefore need to consume more “sustainable diets” – diets that have lower environmental impacts, and are healthier.”  Garnett 2014 In the UK we are consuming more...