Gary Cohen, Co-Founder and President of Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth, and on the board of the American Sustainable Business Council and Health Leads, published an article in Forbes as part of a special series for World Health Day.  The article describes that particularly after Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy, it’s been brought to the world’s attention that the healthcare sector’s ability to respond to climate change “is still in a primitive stage of development.”

“Climate change will bring us many more heat waves, hurricanes and droughts in the years to come.  We need to engage the health care sector in climate change mitigation so they can help communities be prepared to weather these crises and help lead us to a healthier and more sustainable future. Who else is going to play this role?”

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