Ask your Medical Defence Organisation to stop investing in climate-wrecking fossil fuels

The Medical Defence Union (MDU) and the Medical Protection Society (MPS) are fuelling the climate crisis by investing significant amounts of money in fossil fuel companies. These investments pose a serious ethical dilemma for MDU/MPS members as they conflict with the duty to “do no harm”.

If you are a member of either the MDU or MPS, please consider signing the letter below which will be sent to your relevant medical defence union once a threshold number of signatures is reached.

Tom Wakeford

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Ask North Somerset Council to oppose the proposed expansion of Bristol Airport

In light of the proposed expansion of Bristol airport will damage air quality, increase noise pollution and contribute to climate change, all of which are significant threats to human health. If you live in Bristol and work in health then please consider signing this letter calling on the Council to commit to preventing the expansion of Bristol airport.

Prescription for Safe Cycling

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Ask the North Yorkshire Pension Fund to stop investing in fossil fuels and damaging health

The North Yorkshire Local Government Pension Fund is investing millions of pounds in the fossil fuel industry. This is fuelling the climate crisis and doing huge damage to human health. If you live in North Yorkshire and work in health then please consider signing this letter calling on the Fund to stop investing in fossil fuels.