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June Medical Champion; Doctors Respond to Paris Pullout
Climate & Health Weekly Newsletter
Volume 1 | Issue 8 
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Weekly News Roundup

Champion of the Month!

June Medical Champion: Dr. Amy Collins

Each month, we are highlighting the excellent work of Medical Champions for Climate & Health. This month, we are featuring Dr. Amy Collins. READ MORE

Action Item
Thank you for becoming a Champion!

As a Medical Champion for Climate & Health, you can now log your activities into the Champion Portal. LEARN MORE

This new portal allows for tracking climate and health activities to demonstrate increasing engagement in the medical community. 
This Week's News
The Solutions
Over 1,400 U.S. Cities, States and Businesses Vow to Meet Paris Climate Commitments
Growing groups of cities, states and businesses are vowing to meet the United States' Paris climate commitments, even if President Trump is pulling out. READ MORE
Health Coverage in Aftermath of Paris Climate Accord Withdrawal
Trump Climate Decision Endangers Human Health, Doctors Say (NBC News)
President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement will endanger human health and make it hard to prevent even more damage from global warming, medical groups said Thursday. READ MORE
Leaving the Paris Climate Accord Could Lead to a Public Health Disaster
(Scientific American)
Seven million people died prematurely in 2012 from air pollution caused by fossil fuel combustion. Clean energy policies decrease not only carbon pollution linked to climate change but also other types of pollution that harm human health. READ MORE
How climate change and air pollution can Affect your health (ABC News)
The decision to pull out of the landmark Paris climate agreement could have far-reaching consequences on future fossil fuel emissions and can greatly impact public health. READ MORE
Letter to the Editor: Doctors warn Trump about climate change, but he won’t listen
President Trump is exiting the Paris climate accord against medical advice. He reminds me of a man who comes to the emergency room with crushing chest pain... (The Fresno Bee) READ MORE
Continued Press Coverage: Medical Practitioners Denounce U.S. Withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord
Upcoming Events

8th Annual Citizens’ Climate International Conference & Lobby Day

June 11-12th - Join hundreds of climate advocates in Washington, D.C. next week. You will hear from inspiring speakers and receive training to be game-changing communicators on climate issues. 
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Climate Change, Health, and Nursing: A Call to Action | Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments

June 12th - Join nurses from around the country to be inspired and learn how you can make a positive impact on the health of your clients, communities, and world by addressing climate change and health.​
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