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Carbon Neutrality in Hospitals Elusive, But Worth the Effort

RESTON, Virgina, July 31, 2023 ( Sustainability News) – The health care sector accounts for about 4.5 percent of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. Burning fossil fuels to operate hospitals and clinics 24/7, producing the medicines, medical devices, food, and equipment to provide health care has been releasing heat-trapping greenhouse gases, but now a new readiness in the industry to curb those emissions is emerging.

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