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Letters Climate change

Doctors sign open letter demanding government action on climate change

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: (Published 19 July 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l4696
  1. Bing Jones, retired associate specialist, haematology
  1. Sheffield S11 7FE, UK
  1. bingportraits{at}

More than 1200 qualified medical doctors have come out in support of non-violent direct action as they warn of the mental and physical health damage caused by looming climate and ecological disaster.

In an open letter signed by 1288 doctors (as at 28 June), they argue that current policies and responses to …

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