The voice of health workers in fossil fuel phase out
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