Climate change is the greatest health threat of our time, and in response, health professionals across the U.S. and around the world are stepping into leadership on climate solutions. Changes to our climate are already impacting communities. These changes reach us all, especially impacting the most vulnerable among us. This is why climate change is also called the greatest moral imperative of our time.
Health professionals have an important role as trusted messengers on climate change to engage patients, peers, community, and policymakers on equitable climate solutions. Our latest guide, Moving Forward: A Guide for Health Professionals to Build Momentum on Climate Action, provides you with guidance and tools to reduce energy use, to build resilient clinics and health departments, and to support policies which better integrate health in the center of climate solutions. Implement the tools and recommendations in this guide to become a part of the movement to heal the world and protect future generations.
The Moving Forward Guide is just the start! Engage with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, and sign up for the monthly Climate for Health newsletter to get fresh ideas and resources straight to your inbox. The Moving Forward Guide also complements our Climate for Health Ambassadors Training Program, which we are supporting in partnership with our network. Climate for Health and our coalition of health institutions and leaders are here to help support visible health leadership on climate solutions and work for climate solutions in your community.
The Climate for Health Moving Forward Guide is the third in this ecoAmerica series. Check out the Blessed Tomorrow Moving Forward Guide and the Path to Positive Communities Moving Forward Guide, which include resources for our sister programs working with the faith community and local governments.