Letters, calls and emails: GPs should advise on environmental impact

Dear Editor

It is refreshing to see GP covering green issues.

Because humans are the main climate changers, and there are a million more of us every five days, we need to start discussing the voluntary limitation of our own numbers. If we don't, we will never slow climate change.

GPs are in a good position to raise the issues with patients.

Dr Pip Hayes, Exeter, Devon.

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