"Physicians have political clout. In addition to lobbying nationally, Canadian physicians can lend their credibility to a growing international movement."
"Physicians will be among the front-line responders to the dire effects of climate change, from malnutrition, to increases in vector-borne disease, to respiratory illness and the aftermath of traumatic weather events. Thus, should physicians not be at the front line of efforts to mitigate climate change now? Physicians can make a difference at the political, professional and person levels."