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BMA ends investment in fossil fuels

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The vote to end in investment in fossil fuels was part of a broader motion that was passed calling for a switch to renewable energy. In doing this it became the first national medical organisation in the world to decide to end its investments in fossil fuel companies. 

The vote provides a clear response to the Lancet Commission's description of climate change as "the greatest threat to human health of the 21st century". 

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