The Wisconsin Medical Society endorses the following scientific consensus and findings of the 5th Assessment Report of the UN IPCC:
RESOLVED, The Wisconsin Medical Society will advocate for equitable policies to limit warming to IPCC recommended 1.5°C/ 2.7°, including:
Carbon pricing; performance standards; funding for research and development of key carbon reduction measures; and increased funding for mass transit and active transportation.
Phase-out of fossil fuel subsidies; and be it further
RESOLVED, The Wisconsin Medical Society will advocate for policies which assist communities and health systems to adapt to the health impacts of climate change, focusing on those most vulnerable.