The 4 Stages of Health System Climate Action | What Stage Are You In?
We need to go from emitting 51 billion tons of greenhouse gases per year today, to zero tons as soon as possible.
Climate action is a global transition to clean renewable energy, and the elimination of greenhouse gases. It is about an even better life than we have now, and one that is entirely powered by renewables, and without the health destroying emissions of burning fossil fuels. The future is one in which energy is abundant, clean, and priced consistently.
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