U.S. health industry asked to divest from fossil fuels October 19, 2020

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“Extracting and burning fossil fuels damages our respiratory, cardiovascular and nervous systems and wreaks damage on the environment,” said Barbara Gottlieb, director of Environment & Health at Physicians for Social Responsibility. “It also drives climate change. How can health and life insurance companies rationalize supporting such life-damaging activities? They shouldn’t.”

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