Can you talk about the health impacts of climate change without mentioning the burning of fossil fuels, its leading cause?
An intergovernmental declaration on the health impacts of climate change led by the United Arab Emirates, which is presiding over this year’s global climate talks, and circulated among countries for their potential endorsement, does just that.
Several public health experts sent an open letter Tuesday to Sultan al-Jaber, the U.A.E. oil company executive presiding over the talks, urging him to “commit to an accelerated, just and equitable phaseout of fossil fuels and invest in a renewable energy transition.”
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