Foundations provide funding to address a hospital’s biggest long-term needs. Why aren’t they preparing for climate change?

While hospital foundations do fund research and initiatives that address health issues exacerbated by climate change, none appear to be launching campaigns aimed at climate change specifically.

Why It Matters

Climate change is the single greatest long-term threat to the health of Canadians, according to Canada’s chief public health officer – and hospital foundations are a significant source of equipment and capital spending for major hospitals.

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