Mission: Virginia Clinicians for Climate Action (VCCA) aims to build a network of activated and engaged clinician leaders to support solutions to climate change that will improve the health of our patients and communities
Vision: Clinicians have the knowledge and mission to play a vital role in protecting the health and prosperity of Virginia’s families and communities from climate change. VCCA aims to bring this critical perspective into climate-related policymaking in our state.
Our Work: In order to bring climate and health into advocacy and policymaking, VCCA clinicians will provide leadership in support of solutions to the effects climate change has on clean air, clean water, infectious diseases, vulnerable populations, and much more.
VCCA is working in three main areas: