A Prescription for Big Oil

An article about why medics should join the campaign …

” Fossil fuel companies have in recent years faced challenges to their business model from their own shareholders like never before. And Duff is quick to point to the Hippocratic oath as a reason why medics should join the campaign”

“Asking an oil company to stop drilling for oil just hasn’t worked and it’s not going to work on the timescales we need it to,” Duff says. That’s why she argues medical professionals must continue to join divestment campaigners at the sharp end of shareholder activism, “standing up publicly and saying ‘we want nothing to do with this industry’.”