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There are two areas where anaesthetists can make a practical contribution towards tackling climate change. Many of you will already be taking steps in your personal life to reduce your impact on the environment. The same principles apply to how you might consider conducting your professional life.
Browse this section for practical information and advice on how to promote greener anaesthesia in your daily work and department.
An excellent article in the BMJ* provided 10 practical actions for all doctors interested in combating climate change:
*Adapted from BMJ 2008; 336: 1507:
You can also find more information at the NHS Sustainable Development Unit website and the Sustainable Operating Theatres network.
Or read Dr Tom Pierce's The environment, the gas bill and the route to sustainable anaesthesia article from the Royal College of Anaesthetists' bulletin.
Find other useful resources on anaesthesia and the environment
In this section you can find facts, information and statistics about the environment and anaesthesia