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Articles on climate change


Articles on climate change


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Last updated 26 March 2024

RACGP is an active advocate on climate change

The RACGP is an active advocate for action on climate change, raising issues and driving discussion through a range of channels including AJGP and newsGP


General practice in the era of planetary health: Responding to the climate health emergency
A brief review of global climate change and the public health consequences


Sweltering summer turns up heat on climate change (2024)
GPs take climate fight to Parliament House, rallying against 'cancer alley' (2023)
Understanding and managing psychological distress due to climate change (2023)
Sustainable general practice (2023)
Climate disasters having a profound impact on mental health (2023)
Medical groups warn of climate strain on health (2022)
Take action: how practices can reduce their environmental impact (2022)
College presidents unite in call for clean energy (2022)
Medical colleges urge Prime Minister to act on climate emergency (2021)
‘There’s no more time to waste’: IPCC report (2021)
‘There won’t be a vaccine’: Calls to address climate change (2020)
Climate change is a health emergency, RACGP declares (2019)
Children will be hurt most by climate impacts on health (2019)
Where does general practice sit in addressing climate change? (2019)
Doctors call for action on climate change ahead of election (2019)
Queensland has most to lose from climate change – especially in health (2019)
GPs to take to the streets over climate health concerns (2019)
RACGP Environmental and Social Governance investment policy (2018)
Heat and Health: 2018 was Australia’s third hottest year on record (2019)
Calls for urgent action on obesity, undernutrition and climate change (2019)