Last week, dozens of businesses wrote letters to California lawmakers to urge passage of bills that would regulate emissions. Susan Vickers of Dignity Health explains why her company was one of them

The health care industry is focused on providing high quality care for its patients. But making and keeping people well involves more than just treating individuals: it requires an environment that enables people to enjoy a healthy lifestyle. Today, that environment is under siege.

The effects of climate change are already being felt and could have a devastating impact on the health of everyone around the globe. A leading medical journal, The Lancet, recently stated that warming temperatures could erase 50 years of health advances.

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