July 2019 was the hottest month in the world’s history. The alarming increase in global temperature was predicted decades ago and made visible by one of the most famous graphs in history: the “hockey stick” graph showing the rise of global temperatures over 1000 years.1 Despite knowing higher temperatures were unavoidable, the world has done little to stem the inexorable rise of carbon emissions and is reaping the consequences.
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Polite BN, Ratain MJ, Lichter AS. Oncology’s “Hockey Stick” Moment for the Cost of Cancer Drugs—The Climate Is About to Change. JAMA Oncol. 2021;7(1):25–26. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.1828
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