Global health groups call for treaty to end fossil fuel use and production September 18, 2022
“As health professionals, we are struggling to protect the health of our communities from the impacts of climate change already here. Leaving fossil fuels in the ground, where they belong, is a common sense public health measure. A rapid, just transition away from fossil fuels is an investment in health equity. For my patients, clean air is medicine, and the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, the prescription,” said Dr Laalitha Surapaneni, practicing internal medicine physician and national board member of Physicians for Social Responsibility.