Meeeeee! And our epic Type IIR, CE-marked Eco Medics x Revolution Zero reusable facemasks! Head on over to the website
to get yours and please spread the word to your colleagues. They’re a real conversation starter and a great segue into the problems we all want to tackle at work.
With the red list being whittled down to a mere 7 countries, there is no doubt air travel will boom once again. I had some friends over for dinner last night and the table was abuzz with ideas for trips, planning marathons all over Europe - real ‘weekend away’ air travel. That is until I challenged the ethics of it all. Listen, we all need to get on with our lives and do things that keep us sane and happy, but it’s no secret that aviation is bad
for the environment. Please read this article
calculating the true climate impact. What I’m trying to say is just think twice before booking that flight. Is it a want or a need (apply your own definition here)? Is there not a train alternative?
For a generally optimistic person, I’m prone to all too frequent grumblings about how terrible we are as a species, but reading Humankind (see below) has been really refreshing and a good reminder that we are actually, for the most part, kind and good. We just need some direction. Please continue to join us on the journey.
On another note, congratulations to GASP Anaesthesia for their recent win at the BMJ Awards in the environmental sustainability and climate category. We need groups across all specialties working towards this common goal. The RCGP has committed to the climate emergency and the BJGP recently published the articles below.