Want to learn more about climate-smart pharmacy practice? Check out our recommended readings and resources below.
Sustainability & Green Health Care
These resources include information about environmentally sustainable health care, medicines use, and management of pharmaceutical waste for individuals, organizations, and health systems.
Climate Adaptation & Resilience
These resources include frameworks for evaluating climate risks and developing strategies for resilient health care systems and clinical practice adaptations to mitigate the environmental risks and harms to human health.
Want to learn more, but unsure where to start? Check out the following foundational readings:
A report by Health Care Without Harm: “How the health sector contributes to the global climate crisis and opportunities for action”
This document provides guidance and tools for professionals working in health care settings to promote environmentally sustainable and resilient health systems.
A guiding framework for planetary health education created by the Planetary Health Alliance.
Pharmacy Calls to Action:
Gahbauer A, Gruenberg K, Forrester C, et al. Climate care is health care: A call for collaborative pharmacy action. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2021;4(5):631–638. doi: 10.1002/jac5.1412.
Roy C. The pharmacist's role in climate change: a call to action. Canadian Pharmacists Journal: 2021;154(2):74-75. doi: 10.1177/1715163521990408.
Lyons T. Pharmacy must declare a climate emergency. The Pharmaceutical Journal: 2021; 306 (7949). doi:10.1211/PJ.2021.1.82489.
Gruenberg K, Forrester C, Blackburn H, et al. Active hope: the personal and professional roles of pharmacists in climate action. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2021;4(12):1508-1510. doi: 10.1002/jac5.155