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What do health professionals think about current climate policy?

Read the summary of key themes that emerged from our online discussion with health professionals in August 2016

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Results from survey regarding National Strategy on Climate, Health and Well-being

A preliminary report of responses to the online survey accompanying the Discussion Paper: Towards a National Strategy on Climate, Health and Well-being has now been released. 98% of respondents support a Strategy!

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Join the CAHA team!

Do you have skills and experience in raising funds for social change projects? Would you like to help drive action on climate change and health? We have two volunteer positions currently available.

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Historic meeting pushes for National action

An historic meeting to push for national action on climate change and health kicked off early on Monday morning, 10 October in Canberra. 

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City of Sydney to divest from fossil fuels

Great news from one of Australia's largest city councils: divestment of $500 million from banks that invest in fossil fuels.

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Climate Change and Health - Unity and Leadership needed now

A powerful piece by cohealth's Chief Executive Lyn Morgain - one of our supporters in our campaign for a National Strategy for Climate, Health and Well-being.

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Climate, Health and Well-being Online Forum

Please join this important online virtual conference to discuss the key elements and priorities for a National Strategy on Climate, Health and Well-being for Australia, 13-21 August 2016.

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What does the Paris Agreement mean for health?

Be part of the discussion at this important public forum on Wednesday 10 August, 5.30 - 7pm.

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Join Fiona at SDOHA

Social Determinants of Health Alliance will hold a free public forum on ‘Climate Change and the Social Determinants of Health’.
Thursday 11 August, 9.30am - 12.30pm.

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Join the Global Green & Healthy Hospitals network

Global Green and Healthy Hospitals (GGHH) is a free membership network of hospitals, health systems, and health organizations working on environmental sustainability in healthcare. Want to know more?

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Climate Emergency

A group of 24 prominent Australians, including former Australian of the Year and epidemiologist Professor Fiona Stanley, have signed an open letter calling on political leaders to take "emergency-scale action".

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Putting prevention first

Preventive health has long been underfunded in Australia. Dr Liz Hanna suggests that both the Prevention 1st election platform and Labor’s election announcements neglect to address critical threats to public health.

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Major Parties "putting lives at risk"

The Climate and Health Alliance released its scorecard ahead of the 2 July election, rating the major parties and media poorly for a lack of focus and debate on the potentially catastrophic risks of climate change to health.

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82 organisations sign Global Health Statement

82 organisations sign a Global Health Statement outlining benefits to human health and economies from shifting away from coal.

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Investing in Health: a CAHA and DEA report

The Climate and Health Alliance and Doctors for the Environment, Australia have released a joint report: Investing in Health

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Powerful alliances pushing for action on climate change, locally and globally

by Mark Hayes via Croakey

The threat to human health from climate change is so great that it could undermine many of the gains in development and global health of the last fifty years.

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Climate Mitigation - the greatest public health opportunity of our time

Tackling climate change is the greatest global health opportunity of the 21st century, a team of 60 international experts today declared in a special report for The Lancet medical journal.

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Launch of landmark new research report

The Lancet Commission on Health and Climate brings together more than 60 international experts as a new commission to respond to climate change, with the resulting research to be released at 00.01am GMT (9.00am AEST) on Tuesday 23rd June 2015. 

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