30 Jun '14, 2pm

Citing threat to human survival, doctors divest from fossil fuels

Citing threat to human survival, doctors divest from fossil fuels

When President Obama dinged climate change deniers in a recent speech , he used a medical analogy: “I’m not a doctor either, but if a bunch of doctors tell me that tobacco can cause lung cancer, then I’ll say, okay. Right? I mean, it’s not that hard,” Of course, many medical doctors will also tell the president, and anyone else who will listen, that climate change is a major threat to human health and well-being too. But talk is cheap. Now Business Green reports that the British Medical Association, the representative body of UK doctors, has become the first national medical organization to commit to divesting from fossil fuels : The motion was brought by members of the BMA's Retired Members Forum as well as several local committees and follows an editorial published in the British Medical Journal in March that called for divestment from fossil fuels because of the "scale ...

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