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.