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.
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.
Jim Yong Kim
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