Organization Representing 1M Medical Students Urges Wellcome Trust, Gates Foundation To Drop Fossil Fuel Investments
The Guardian: Fossil fuels are the new tobacco when it comes to health risk
In an open letter to the Wellcome Trust and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, medical students urge the foundations to divest from fossil fuel companies (4/29).
The Guardian: Group representing 1m medical students backs fossil fuel divestment
“The fossil fuel industry is a bigger threat to global health than tobacco and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Wellcome Trust have a moral obligation to divest from it, an international organization that represents one million medical students has said. A letter to the charities from the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) called on the charities to drop their fossil fuel company interests, which amount to almost £1.5bn…” (Mathiesen/Bates, 4/30).
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