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Members in Action & Blog

  • September Champion

    From committed physician to socially conscious puppeteer, Dr. Wendy Ring talks about climate change issues that affect us all and creative ways to get the message across.


  • Jerome A. Paulson, MD, FAAP

    Broken Glass, Petrochemicals, and Other Harvey Hazards

    As millions of people struggle to recover from the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, healthcare providers will need to be on the lookout for health conditions that result from being exposed to rising floodwaters and other dangers.


  • Is the future just one long hot summer?

    Blog Post from Dr. Cecilia Sorensen, Consortium Fellow: Global climate change is predicted to exacerbate underlying determinants of poverty and widespread effects on human health.


  • Minnesota health advocates praise increased social cost of carbon

    American Lung Association of Minnesota board member Dr. Gail Brottman stated that asthma is the most chronic childhood disease and made worse by particulate pollution.


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The mission of the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health is to inform the public and policymakers about the harmful health effects of climate change on Americans, and about the immediate and long-term health benefits associated with decreasing greenhouse gas emissions (i.e., heat-trapping pollution) and other preventive and protective measures.

Our Members

American Medical Women’s Association
Society of Gynecologic Oncology
American Telemedicine Association (ATA)
American Association of Community Psychiatrists
California Chapter of American College of Emergency Physicians
Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM)
American Geriatrics Society
Society of General Internal Medicine
National Medical Association
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Academy of Family Physicians
American College of Physicians
American College of Preventive Medicine
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology
American Podiatric Medical Association

Our Affiliates

Association for Humanistic Psychology
Virginia Clinicians for Climate Action
CCL Climate and Health
Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment
Climate Psychiatry Alliance
Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate
American Meteorological Society
American Geophysical Union
American Medical Student Association
Asthma and Allergy Network
U.S. Climate and Health Alliance
Physicians for Social Responsibility
National Association of Social Workers
Moms clean air Force
Health Care Without Harm
Climate for Health
Children’s Environmental Health Network
Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environment
American Psychological Association
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America