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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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2014

Climate Matters recruited its 100th TV weathercaster, and our team committed to increase the number to 300 by 2017. Ed Maibach spoke at a White House press event to launch the National Climate Assessment, while Climate Matters meteorologist Jim Gandy (WLTX, Columbia, SC) interviewed President Obama about the assessment in the White House Rose Garden.…
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2013

Mona Sarfaty—an academic family medicine physician who had previously served as a key health staff member in the US Senate—joined our faculty to explore the potential of engaging physicians as educators about the human health relevance of climate change. We surveyed the members of the National Medical Association, and found that most African-American physicians are…
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