The BMJ, a UK periodical, is one of the most influential and highly regarded publications on medicine in the world, belonging to the BMJ Group – a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Medical Association, which publishes dozens of newspapers in different medical specialties.
Environmental risks and non-communicable diseases
How the low carbon economy can improve health
Health benefits of policies to reduce carbon emissions
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is a medical science publication published weekly by the Massachusetts Medical Society. It is the most widely read, cited and influential general medical journal in the world: more than 600,000 people from almost every country read the printed and online NEJM every week.
The Imperative for Climate Action to Protect Health
The Need for a Tighter Particulate-Matter Air-Quality Standard
Ambient Particulate Air Pollution and Daily Mortality in 652 Cities
The Lancet is a peer-reviewed medical journal that is published weekly. One of the oldest and best known and most prestigious medical journals in the world, is published by Elsevier in the United Kingdom, through the Lancet Publishing Group.
Safeguarding human health in the Anthropocene epoch: report of The Rockefeller Foundation–Lancet Commission on planetary health
The inverse care law in the Anthropocene epoch
Other scientific journals
AHA Scientific Statement – Particulate Matter Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease (Circulation)
Regional and global contributions of air pollution to risk of death from COVID-19 (Cardiovascular Research)
Request an independent Health Impact Assessment for the Guaíba Mine project
Six medical societies and two health societies from Rio Grande do Sul issued technical opinions requesting an independent Health Impact Assessment (HIA) in accordance with WHO (World Health Organization) criteria for the coal mining project at the Guaíba Mine (see the dossier here).
AMRIGS (Medical Association of Rio Grande do Sul) has also positioned itself (read here) about the risks that the Guaíba Mine project can offer to health. Join them and sign the petition for the HIA.