Hot enough yet? What this heat is doing to our health

Thursday 31 January 2019

The Fifth Estate, 31st January 2019

Public libraries are staying open longer to help communities deal with heat stress and we might need school shut downs as well and meanwhile we get a more sedentary lifestyle.

Disastrous bushfires in Tasmania, mass fish kills in the Murray-Darling system, temperature records smashed across South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, and the ACT… 2019 is so far seeing the climate change impacts experts have been predicting making headlines everywhere.

However, from the corridors of power in Canberra, all we can hear is the chirping of crickets in terms of sound policy and strategic interventions to mitigate both the cause and its effects.

Read the full article here including commentary by CCI member, Dr Liz Hanna. 

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