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Climate Change Toolkit

Resources to help reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in your practice.

Physicians can play a substantial role in addressing climate change by advocating for climate change adaptation and mitigation policies and educating themselves about climate change and how it affects public and individual health, and the potential health threats it may pose to their community. 

To learn more about how climate change affects health, see Climate Change and Health: A Position Paper of the American College of Physicians. The paper lays out the evidence of how our changing planet has impacted, is impacting and will continue to impact human health.

ACP has developed a Climate Change and Health Action Plan to help our members take initiative. The Action Plan includes: