Health systems contribute about 10% of the greenhouse gas emissions of the United States. The work to eliminate emissions can be daunting.
Across the last year, the Healthcare Climate ActionWorks has interviewed health system executives, federal, state, local leaders, and national experts on reversing climate change.
An early discovery has been the importance of local community action, and how health systems can be leaders in taking action to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions. To assist health system executives in making the case to their boards, caregivers, and all system stakeholders, we have put together this list of 9 reasons why health systems need to work on climate change now.
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