Climate Change: a brief overview of the science and health impacts for Australia

Description

This article aims to provide an overview of the most recent scientific and organisational literature to inform readers about the current state of knowledge on climate change and its relationship to human health.

The issue has global relevance but focuses primarily on Australia.

Authors
Elizabeth G Hanna, Lachlan J McIver

Type
1-hour Reading

 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Read recent evidence for human influence on climate change and understand the urgent need why and how to reduce emission
  2. Learn of the climate change threats to the health of Australians and possible future directions for mitigation

 

Focus
Environment, climate change, heat wave, Australia, public health

Medical Audience
GP, GP Registrar, Specialist, Doctors in Training (DIT), Junior Doctor, Medical Student, International Medical Graduate, Overseas Trained Doctor, Public health

 

Medical Journal of Australia
N/A
Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review
1h : 0m
MBA: 1h : 0m
Environment and Public Health

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