Canberra Times - September 5 2022
By Marion Rae
Health leaders are calling for the rapid rollout of a climate-health action plan as floods and extreme heat kill Australians. Forty health and medical organisations warn pressure on the health system from climate change is growing as additional deaths add to the strain of a global pandemic. The health sector is responsible for seven per cent of national emissions, prompting the Better Futures Forum meeting at UNSW Canberra to propose a practical framework.