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ALERT! 10 DAYS to Comment on EPA De-Regulation
Medical Champions for Climate & Health Weekly Newsletter
Volume 1 | Issue 4 
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Take Action
You have the opportunity to comment (ending May 15).

Regulations.gov is now accepting public comments regarding the federal effort to review and rescind EPA regulations affecting climate change, specifically carbon dioxide, methane, and coal ash.
Click here for more information and instructions on how to comment
We are asking President Trump to meet with U.S. medical societies

Submit an op-ed/editorial explaining the reason physicians have become involved in the issues surrounding climate change. 

If you are interested in supporting this effort, please contact us 
at: info@climateconsortium.org
This Week's News
Climate change is human-caused.
According to scientists, half the world’s oceans could be reeling from climate change by 2030
Researchers say cutting greenhouse gas emissions could significantly delay future changes, giving marine organisms more time to migrate or adapt.
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It is harming vulnerable people, but we can do something about it.
Op-Ed: To be Black in America is also to be "Green."
Among our elderly, African Americans are succumbing to heat-related deaths at rates nearly double those of their Caucasian counterparts – and, in coastal areas, more likely to be displaced by deadly weather-related disasters and rising sea levels.
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Clean energy can address it. 
Renewables: More Bang for the Buck, Provides Most New Power
  • Clean power delivered 55% of new capacity worldwide in 2016
  • Lower investment was offset by falling prices for wind, solar

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Communication Training Opportunity!
Join us for a webinar, designed for our Medical Champions for Climate & Health. During this 1-hour webinar, you will learn effective communication tools, i.e. how to educate your patients, your colleagues, and the public about climate and health-related issues. You will also learn more about the upcoming improvements to our website as we create new ways to support you through the launch of our Champions portal.
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