Welsh Environmental Anaesthetic Network Project Drawdown resources

In 2019, the Welsh Environmental Anaesthetic Network (WEAN) launched "Project Drawdown" to encourage environmentally conscious anaesthetic practice in 8 hospitals around Wales, achieving an average reduction of 71% in carbon footprint from anaesthetic gases in the first year.

Welsh Environmental Anaesthetic Network
March, 2021

Nordic Know-How: Nitrous Oxide Destruction

The theme of this first report in the Nordic Know-How series is nitrous oxide destruction. Nitrous oxide substantially contributes to the climate footprint of the healthcare sector. This report provides good examples on how to reduce emissions of nitrous oxide in hospitals.

Nordic Center for Sustainable Healthcare
March, 2020
Monday 3rd December 2018

The AoA is running a free webinar as part of its drive towards raising awareness and building support for sustainable anaesthesia:

Impacts of extreme weather on public health
Dr Robert Wilby (Professor of Hydroclimatic Modelling, Department of Geography, Loughborough University)

Tuesday 16th June 2009

The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) welcomes the publication of the NHS Carbon Reduction Strategy, and is delighted to be able to offer a new seminar on ‘The Anaesthetist and the Environment’ organised by Professor Sneyd which will address this increasingly important topic. The seminar brings together a number of world-class speakers and experts in the field.

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