David De La Torre

David De La Torre

David De La Torre is the healthy climate program director at Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility. He lives in Eugene and works with health professionals and with other organizations to address climate and environmental justice issues that affect human health.


NW Natural pulls from Big Tobacco’s playbook

By: - February 9, 2023

In a landmark opinion in the 2000s, Judge Gladys Kessler said the following of the tobacco industry’s strategy for denying the health harms linked to smoking: “In short, (the companies) have marketed and sold their lethal product with zeal, with deception, with a single-minded focus on their financial success and without regard for the human […]