NEJ Article by Drs. John Balbus + Admiral Levine
Read perspectives on climate equity and health in a recently published article in the New England Journal of Medicine.
HHS Pledges Decarbonization
Read about HHS' call to action for health care stakeholders to commit to tackling the climate crisis through a new initiative aimed at reducing emissions across the health care sector.
Consortium and 58 Health Organizations Call on Biden White House To Limit Fossil Fuels
America's health organizations are calling on the Biden Administration to invest in clean energy - not fossil fuels - to ensure energy independence.
NEW REPORT – The Health Promise of Climate Solutions
The Consortium has released a new report targeted to health professionals outlining five climate solutions that research shows will deliver immediate, often localized, health and equity benefits.
15 Doctors Announced as 2022 Climate and Health Equity Fellows
The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health announced today the launch of the second year of its Climate and Health Equity Fellowship (CHEF) program with a class of 15....
Consortium releases 2021 Annual Report
The Consortium has released its 2021 Annual Report, viewable now on our website. We look forward to another year of progress on climate and health in 2022.
Consortium Statement on US and Global Efforts to Reduce Methane Emissions
The Consortium applauds the Biden Administration and world leaders for taking critical steps to reduce methane emissions, including the proposed EPA rule to regulate methane emissions from the oil and....
Statement on House Action on Build Back Better
As Thanksgiving approaches, The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health is grateful to President Biden and members of the House of Representatives for the passage of the Build Back....
Members of the National Academy of Medicine Urge Congress to Act on Climate
The members of the National Academy of Medicine urges Congress to recognize that the climate crisis is a human health emergency.
Consortium Statement on Initiative to Protect Workers and Communities from Extreme Heat
The Consortium welcomes and applauds the Biden Administration's new cross-agency initiative to protect workers and communities from the impacts of extreme heat.
JNJ Video on Climate and Health Equity
Johnson & Johnson have partnered with The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health and the National Medical Association to support the first fellowship for physicians of color in the....
REPORT – The Costs of Climate Inaction: The Economic Burden of Fossil Fuels and Climate Change on Health in the United States
This report reveals the enormous cost to public health from fossil fuel air pollution and climate change.
America’s Health Organizations Call on Congress to Invest in Health
America’s health leaders implore our elected leaders to meet this pivotal moment with the transformational investments required to protect and promote the health of all in response to the climate....
Biden Administration Mobilizes to Protect Workers and Communities from Extreme Heat
Welcome news! The White House has announced a plan to enact a worker safety rule for heat and to invest in other heat resilience programs.
Pediatric Societies release declaration on responding to the impact of climate change on children
Pediatric Societies, representing more than 1 million pediatricians around the world, have released a declaration resolving to take the necessary actions to achieve an equitable and just transition to a....
Health Community sends national leaders a prescription for a healthy climate
The health community endorses an urgent call for climate action ahead of COP26.
HHS is establishing the Office of Climate Change and Health Equity
The mission of this new Office is to protect vulnerable communities who disproportionately bear the brunt of pollution and climate-driven disasters, such as drought and wildfires.
Union of Concerned Scientists Report on outdoor workers exposure to extreme heat: Too Hot to Work
This research finds that between now and 2065, climate change will quadruple U.S. outdoor workers’ exposure to extreme heat conditions, jeopardizing their health.
Consortium Statement on the IPCC Report Release
The Sixth Assessment Report released from the IPCC turns up the dial on the urgency to respond to climate change and limit greenhouse gas emissions.
Key findings of AR6 Summary for Policymakers
Read these key findings of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report, prepared by the World Health Organization (WHO) Climate & Health Program staff.