Environmental Justice


Nurses marching, holding banner that reads "Global Nurses Solidarity" and sign that reads "Our Planet, Our Health"

Nurse union leaders from around the world demand governments address health impacts of the climate crisis

At a briefing for members of the global press, Global Nurses United (GNU), the premier federation of global nurse unions, released a statement urging governments to take action against the health impacts of climate change, in advance of international climate negotiations at COP28.

Global Nurses United
November 29, 2023


Stop silicosis

The Human Cost Of Trump's Rollback On Regulations

WASHINGTON - If Tom Ward had to die from his work, he'd rather fall off a scaffold than endure the slow death his father did from the debilitating lung disease silicosis.

By Dave Jamieson writing for The Huffington Post
April 17, 2017


In Solidarity With Science, Climate Marches, Nurses Say, “Science Over Profit!”

April marks two national marches—the March for Science on April 22 (Earth Day), and the People’s Climate March on April 29. Both of these marches call on those shaping the policies that impact the health and safety of everyday people to respect scientific evidence. Thousands of people all across the country will take to the streets to make it clear that we will not stand for anything less.

National Nurses United