John D Blakey

BMedSci (Hons), BM BS, FAPSR, FRACP, FRCP, PhD, Respiratory Physician, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, WA; Clinical Associate Professor, Curtin University, Perth, WA; Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA

Respiratory inhalers and the environment

Respiratory inhalers contribute significantly to climate change, principally because the propellant gases in pressurised metered-dose inhalers are potent global warming gases.