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Health professionals urge President-elect Trump to act on climate

With health impacts of global warming ranging from heat-related illness and deaths to asthma and respiratory illnesses, and more vector borne diseases, climate change is threatening the health of Americans across the country. President-elect Donald Trump has the power to dramatically cut the greenhouse gas pollution fueling this crisis in his upcoming administration. This letter includes the call of more than a thousand health professionals on President-elect Trump to work to shift towards a 100% renewable energy and efficient future, while phasing out the use of fossil fuels.

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Health Professionals' Letter to President Obama on Fracking

Environment America Research & Policy Center and its state affiliates delivered letters from more than 1,000 doctors, nurses, and other health professionals to President Obama and state decision-makers asking them to stop fracking, given the overwhelming threats to public health. The letters come as public awareness of the health and environmental impacts of fracking is on the rise. 

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