If We’re Not Protecting The Planet, We’re Not Protecting Our Patients, Say Healthcare Professionals Cycling To COP26 – Forbes
Carlton Reid05:11pm EDT
“We know what the problems are,” said Dr. Mark Hayden. “We know what the solutions are; what’s missing is the will.”
Dr. Hayden, like many others, is hoping that the political leaders now arriving at COP26 in Glasgow will finally take meaningful steps to fix the climate crisis.
He was speaking from the saddle of his electric bike on day six of a group cycle ride from London to Glasgow. Riders—mostly children’s healthcare professionals—were strung out along the muddy country lanes of the Tyne Valley in Northumberland following a route plotted some months earlier by Dr. Hayden and other organizers of the Ride for Their Lives rolling demo.