The Lancet Global Health blog article titled 'Healthcare professionals: reduce meat consumption to tackle climate change and improve public health'.
Article is found on page 367 of linked document below.
"Healthcare professionals have a responsibility to educate the population about health and reduce threats to public health. Climate change is recognised as a major emerging threat to human health worldwide but engagement with the problem within the health sector, as elsewhere, is widely recognised as insufficient. Fortunately many strategies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are also good for health. There is evidence, for example, that a controlled reduction in the production and consumption of animal products could substantially cut global GHG emissions and offer large public health gains through the reduced risk of several leading chronic diseases. As I will explain, there is a strong case for healthcare professionals to increase public awareness about the link between diet, climate change and health, and to strategically encourage a reduction in consumption of animal products."