The healthcare sector in the United States makes up about 10% of the greenhouse gas emissions.  Many in the healthcare industry are calling for hospitals to reduce their carbon footprints.  Health Care Without Harm is one of the leading groups working to transform health care to become more sustainable.  Check out the website and watch the video below!

Read the call from over 60 health and environmental organizations for health insurance companies to divest from fossil fuels.

Refer to this article to find ways that hospital systems can reform their purchasing habits and reduce their carbon footprints.

Read the following articles to get a further look into how healthcare reform and medical education can be a significant part of large-scale climate action:

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