Health impacts key focus of new Qld climate plan


ABC News: "Killer heatwaves and disease outbreaks are key threats to Queenslanders from climate change, according to a State Government-funded plan calling for tobacco-style taxes on carbon polluters."

"The new statewide strategy to tackle climate-driven health risks argued doctors could play a role as "highly trusted" messengers about climate impacts to the community, where politicians have failed."

This article, published on ABC News, covers the release of the Human Health and Wellbeing Climate Adaptation Plan for Qld developed by the Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA) and National Centre for Climate Adaptation Research (NCCARF).

Read the full article here.