To protect our health, tell the truth about the fossil fuel industry March 2, 2023

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Linda Rudolph, MD, PSR Board Member | Capitol Weekly

Climate change and fossil fuel pollution are two sides of the same health emergency. Air pollution from burning fossil fuels caused about 8 million deaths in 2018, nearly 1 in 5 deaths worldwide. And fossil fuel pollution is a primary driver of climate change, which threatens health in numerous ways – from chronic and infectious disease to deaths from extreme heat.

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