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2018

The Climate Matters team recruited its 500th TV meteorologist; on-air climate change reporting by weathercasters had increased 1,500+% since 2012. We held our first public meeting of the Medical Society Consortium for Climate and Health on our Arlington campus—nearly 300 health professional participated in the educational event. We launched the Health and Climate Solutions Hub…
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2017

John Cook—creator of the Skeptical Science website and app—joined our faculty, days after receiving the Friend of the Planet Award by the National Center for Science Education. We launched the Medical Society Consortium for Climate and Health—which initially included 11 leading medical society members—and released the Consortium’s initial public statement: Medical Alert! Climate Change is…
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2016

Politico named Bob Inglis and our climate scientist friend Katharine Hayhoe to its Politico 50 list—“a guide to thinkers, doers, and visionaries transforming American politics in 2016”—for articulating “the conservative case for fighting climate change.” We convened representatives of nine medical societies to discuss the possibility of forming a consortium of medical societies to address…
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2015

Bob Inglis was awarded the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award “for the political courage he demonstrated (as a Republican member of the U.S. Congress) when he reversed his previous position on climate change.”
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