Welcome to Fossil Free Health

We are a network of doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and students working hard to accelerate the transition to clean energy that is urgently needed to avert catastrophic climate change. Investing in fossil fuels today is viewed by many in the same way as investing in tobacco was twenty years ago – as both a financial and reputational risk. This is why several institutions have already decided to divest.

Our new film explains how the fossil fuel industry impacts health – directly and via climate change – and tells the story of Fossil Free Health so far. Please watch, share and see below to sign up to support the campaign! #DoNoHarm #DivestHealthHealth professionals for a safer, fairer, better world

A campaign by

Climate change is the defining issue for the 21st century. A ruined planet cannot sustain human lives in good health. A healthy planet and healthy people are two sides of the same coin.

Margaret Chan

Director, General of the World Health Organisation UNFCC COP21, Paris, 2015

Be the first mover. Use smart due diligence. It’s simple self-interest. Every company, investor, and bank that screens new and existing investments for climate risk is simply being pragmatic

Jim Yong Kim

Public Health Physician and President of the World Bank, Speaking at the World Economic Forum, Davos, 2014.

And supported by…