Professor Marc Dryer
Mock editorial cover
General, highly educated
This mock cover illustration for Nature calls attention to the intersection of climate change
and medicine, specifically the complex bidirectional relationship seen in nephrology.
The current treatment of kidney diseases generates excessive waste. Alarmingly, the impacts
of climate change (extreme heat, drought, and water contamination) cause an increase in incidence and distribution of kidney disease. This cover aims to provoke critical thought
about the body’s filtering system among a general audience and initiate climate-conscious
care adaptations among practitioners.
MANAGING OUR WASTE