The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health decries the domestic terrorist attack on the Capitol on January 6th.
Champions of the Month
The equitable protection and promotion of human health must be a central organizing principle for shaping climate solutions and for educating the public about the terrible harms of climate inaction and the enormous benefits of action.
An inspiring example for health systems around the world – England’s National Health Service (NHS) has released a plan to reach carbon neutrality by 2045.
The evidence on the danger of ozone pollution has become stronger, as has the evidence on the health benefits of reducing exposure. We support the recommendation of the American Lung Association to strengthen the National Ambient Standard for Ozone.
Statement by the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health applauding the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis for its plan to address the climate emergency.
Statement by the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health on Racial Injustice and Systemic Racism in the United States.
Organizations: Please consider signing this Letter to Congress asking they ensure that all Americans have the right to vote without risking their health.
EPA’s proposal ignores the current science and the opportunity to prevent harm to health. Read the joint statement released by the American Lung Association and other health and medical organizations.
On May 26, 2020, over 350 organizations representing over 40 million health professionals and over 4,500 individual health professionals from 90 different countries, wrote to the G20 leaders calling for a #HealthyRecovery.
In this letter to Congress, thousands of doctors, nurses and healthcare providers are urging lawmakers to consider the existing and predicted health harms from climate change in any future legislation that addresses health and economic impacts of COVID-19.
By design, the proposed standards would increase fossil fuels burned and harmful pollution emitted into the atmosphere. Read the full statement and an additional letter from the AAFP.
The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health opposes the current proposal to update The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).