Dr. Tatjana Kobb at the March for Science
We as medical doctors are socially responsible to the people and the planet. Science has provided solutions to an incredible number of
medical conditions and treatment of diseases. We, the medical community strongly stand beside and support science.
At Physicians for Social Responsibility we are taking action to educate the health professionals and empower the public with knowledge
about the health consequences of climate change. We volunteer to engage them to respond.
This is our contribution toward achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals that were launched in 2015 together with the UN
Sustainable Development Agenda 2030. The goals are local and we all together with our community leaders have to take responsibility to drive the improvements that the world has agreed are
The rebalancing of society requires commitments from the leaders, understanding from the communities and guidance from the consciousness
of every person that is committed to a better future for our children.
Climate Change has been declared a MEDICAL
EMERGENCY by the Lancet
Commission on Health and Climate Change.
The Lancet Countdown
tracks progress on health and climate change and provides an independent assessment of the health effects of climate change, the implementation of the Paris Agreement, and the health implications of
The health professionals not only have the ability but we have the responsibility to act as public health advocates by communicating the
threats and opportunities to the public and policy makers and ensuring climate change is understood as being central to human wellbeing.
It is one of the greatest health threats facing humanity in the 21st century. As worldwide patterns of temperature, precipitation and
weather events change, the delicate balance of climate and life is disrupted, with serious impacts on food and agriculture, water sources, and health.
The medical doctors, nurses and all the healthcare professionals must lead actions for the sustainable development to become possible
reality for the generations from whom we have borrowed our planet.
"People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."
- Maya Angelou
Dr. Tatjana Kobb presented at the recent "100% Renewable Energy Summit" on Martha's
Vineyard. Organized by Vineyard Power and Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center, the summit focused on how the island can move to 100% renewable energy like solar and wind. Dr. Kobb
discussed the health impacts of climate change as well as PSR's work on climate.
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