Consortium Appeal 2020
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American Academy of Pediatrics Expands Climate Focus
During the past year, climate-passionate pediatricians within the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have expanded the efforts of the Academy on climate.
Director’s Note on the Election
Read our Executive Director Dr. Mona Sarfaty's note on the election, our latest achievements, and our work ahead.
Statement in Support of Ron Klain as Chief of Staff to President-Elect Biden
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....
APA Statement: Psychiatrists Call for a Non-Violent Election
As psychiatrists we know that with civic disruption, violence, intimidation and associated threats of authoritarian actions, our efforts to address the mounting crisis of climate change and associated disparities and....
Over 4,300 Doctors and Nurses Sign a Letter to Patients on Climate Change
Doctors and Nurses write to their patients about the health harms of climate change and the actions our leaders must take to protect health.
Consortium Statement on UK’s NHS Net Zero Carbon Emissions Commitment
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.
VIDEOS RELEASED: Health Voices for Climate Action!
Watch these heartfelt videos as doctors and nurses, in states across the US, speak about how climate change is affecting the health of their patients.
Op-ed: Political leaders will benefit from a new climate focus: Protecting health
The health harms brought on by climate change are warnings of future worse health and economic consequences, and we must take concerted action now.
These non-partisan resources have been developed to help focus attention on climate, health, and equity during the 2020 election season.
An Open Letter to Candidates
Read and download our Open Letter to Candidates from America’s Health Professionals about rebuilding toward a healthier, greener, more equitable, and resilient America.
Consortium Statement on the EPA decision not to improve the National Ozone Standard
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....
Letter to Congress: Ensure the Right to Vote Without Risking Health
The Consortium and 53 partner organizations released a letter asking Congress to take action to ensure all Americans have the right to vote without risking their health this fall.
Consortium Applauds House Report: ‘Solving the Climate Crisis: The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy and Just America’
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.
Nursing Organizations Launch a New Initiative: Nurses Drawdown
Nurses Drawdown provides nurses around the world with solutions to climate change and a community of nurses to support climate action and cheer each other.
BLACK LIVES MATTER
Statement by the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health on Racial Injustice and Systemic Racism in the United States.
Letter to Congress – A Fair and Healthy Election
Organizations: Please consider signing this Letter to Congress asking they ensure that all Americans have the right to vote without risking their health.
19 Health and Medical Organizations Strongly Oppose EPA’s Move to Keep Weak Limits on Particle Pollution, Placing Health of Millions at Risk
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.
Letter to the G20 leaders calling for a #HealthyRecovery
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....
Letter to Congress on COVID-19, Climate and Health
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....