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The voice of health workers in fossil fuel phase out

21 September 2022: In Conversation Lunchtime Sessions

Health is impacted throughout the entire cycle of fossil fuel use from extraction, through processing, combustion and waste disposal; processes which drive pollution of air, water, soil, and climate change.

At this lunchtime session experts highlighted the important role of health professionals in leading calls for a rapid phase out fossil fuels and just transition to renewables.


The health harms of fossil fuel dependence and the case for a just phase out

Marina Romanello, Executive Director, Lancet Countdown

The health voice as a link between communities and policy makers

Shweta Narayan, Healthcare Without Harm

Fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty – a letter from health

Jeni Miller, Global Climate and Health Alliance