Why Doctors Are Backing Obama's Climate Plan

Doctors are backing the Obama administration’s effort to curb carbon emissions in order to slow climate change, which new evidence shows could seriously threaten Americans’ health.  In fact, climate change could cause 11,000 additional premature deaths in the U.S. by 2030, according to a new report from federal agencies.  Last week, several major American medical organizations filed an amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals in D.C. in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s embattled Clean Power Plan.  The Plan, which several groups have challenged in court, would require the U.S. to slash carbon emissions from power plants by 32 percent by

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