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  • Meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement could save around a million lives a year by 2050
    Meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement could save around a million lives a year by 2050
    Wednesday 05 December 2018
    The new WHO COP24 special report on health and climate change outlines how taking action now is vital for future health
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  • COP24 kicks off
    COP24 kicks off
    Monday 03 December 2018
    The 24th Conference of Party has started in Katowice, Poland
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  • Climate change threatens to undermine last 50 years of public health gains
    Climate change threatens to undermine last 50 years of public health gains
    Thursday 29 November 2018
    The 2018 Lancet Countdown shows that climate change is a significant health challenge, affecting millions today
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  • Celebrating sustainability across the system at the inaugural Sustainable Health and Care Awards
    Celebrating sustainability across the system at the inaugural Sustainable Health and Care Awards
    Friday 23 November 2018
    Honouring the most innovative approaches to improve health, protect the environment and save money across the health sector
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  • Win a complimentary ticket for the Sustainable Health and Care Forum
    Win a complimentary ticket for the Sustainable Health and Care Forum
    Friday 09 November 2018
    The SDU have two tickets for the only sustainability conference fro the NHS and health sector
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  • Environment Agency permits to be required for some on-site generators
    Environment Agency permits to be required for some on-site generators
    Tuesday 06 November 2018
    Do you operate a New Medium Combustion Plant or Specified Generator that feeds electricity into the grid?
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  • Good examples of SDMPs from commissioning organisations
    Good examples of SDMPs from commissioning organisations
    Tuesday 06 November 2018
    The SDU is seeking good examples of sustainable development management plans (SDMPs) from CCGs to share on the website.
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  • NHS organisations encouraged to host community energy sites
    NHS organisations encouraged to host community energy sites
    Thursday 01 November 2018
    A new platform has been launched that can help match NHS organisations assets with local energy groups looking to invest in and manage renewables.
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  • Call for biggest changes to air quality legislation in over 60 years
    Call for biggest changes to air quality legislation in over 60 years
    Monday 29 October 2018
    The UK Health Alliance on Climate Change (UKHACC) – the body of UK health professionals advocating for action on climate change to protect public health – is calling on government...
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  • £46 million fund available for NHS for LED lighting energy efficiency
    £46 million fund available for NHS for LED lighting energy efficiency
    Friday 26 October 2018
    The government has made the funds available through Public Dividend Capital to enable trusts to improve and expand the use of LED lighting
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