MISSION: FCCA engages Florida health professionals to learn about the health harms of climate change and advocate for equitable solutions that protect the community and support a sustainable future.
VISION: Actively engage health professionals in equitable climate and health solutions that protect vulnerable populations and provide a just and sustainable future.
PURPOSE: The purpose of Florida Clinicians for Climate Action is to engage Florida health professionals and health organizations in public and policymaker education around the health effects of climate change in Florida and nationally, to move public opinion, and advocate for policy change to support the shift to a healthy and sustainable future.
#FridaysForFuture is a movement that began in August 2018, after 15-year-old Greta Thunberg and other young activists sat in front of the Swedish parliament every schoolday for three weeks, to protest against the lack of action on the climate crisis. She posted what she was doing on Instagram and Twitter and it soon went viral. Visit them at https://fridaysforfuture.org