In case you care about your well being, vote for local weather motion.
As a family-practice physician, it’s my job to speak to sufferers about well being dangers and how you can reduce them. That’s why I joined 1000’s of docs and nurses from each state to signal the “Pricey Sufferers” open letter to America’s sufferers.
It warns our sufferers and our communities that your well being is on the poll this November. We’re in a climate-health emergency. Though the actual sicknesses range by area, everyone seems to be in danger. Right here within the West, this was introduced house lately by excessive wildfires and air air pollution.
We should transition to wash power and scale back emissions considerably inside the subsequent decade. The excellent news is that clear power will present monumental well being advantages instantly by cleansing the air we breathe.
Vote in November for leaders who will clear up local weather change. A vote for local weather is a vote in your well being and the well being of these you’re keen on.
Ashley C. Lindell, M.D., Seattle