YOU CAN'T HAVE HEALTHY KIDS...
....ON A SICK PLANET
“We all have a choice. We can create transformational action that will safeguard the living conditions for future generations. Or we can continue with our business as usual and fail.” -Greta Thunberg
Washington Pediatricians for Climate Action is dedicated to raising awareness of the impacts of climate change on children's health. Climate change is the most significant public health threat of the 21st century, and we believe that pediatricians have a crucial part to play in highlighting the dangers of climate change and advocating for solutions. Our work includes:
Major medical societies, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, have declared a climate health emergency. Children deserve to grow up on a stable planet. Let’s get to work. You can start in your own backyard. Watch this video to get inspired!