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The majority of our readers believe climate change is happening and closely linked to health – but why do only half believe pharmacists have a crucial role to play?  AJP …

Do you think more needs to be done to prevent the health impacts of climate change? International scientific consensus is that Earth’s climate is warming, primarily due to human activities, …

The National Asthma Council Australia is cautioning Australians that bushfires raging throughout the country are putting lives at risk from asthma It is vital for anyone with asthma living in …

As parts of Australia continue to swelter through January heat, stakeholders have urged the public to be aware of overheating and dehydration risks A week after the ACT experienced a …

Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen take a look at our longer, hotter summers and how they impact dehydration and heat-related illness Every year, we seem to be facing …

Should pharmacists have a bigger role to play in sustainability and the protection of the environment? From medicines waste disposal to the health impacts of climate change, environmental issues go …

Queensland health workers have united to launch a roadmap towards better preparation for the health-related impacts of climate change The Queensland Government-funded Human Health and Wellbeing Climate Change Adaptation Plan …

Stakeholders are warning of the increasing danger heatwaves pose to human health, as northern regions swelter through an unseasonably hot September A Queensland University of Technology expert has warned Australians …

Sydney and Brisbane are set for a “savage” heatwave this weekend, prompting calls for the public to be cautious President of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, ACEM President Professor …

How will health services survive climate change impacts on rural and remote populations? Climate change threatens to impact the lives of Australians living in rural and remote regions, through increased …

Heatwaves will kill an increasing number of people as the planet warms, a new paper warns About 30% of the world’s population is currently exposed to potentially deadly heat for …

Scientists in Europe have found that manmade climate change is to blame for hundreds of heatwave deaths. The team of scientists studied Europe’s deadly 2003 heatwave, using modelling to calculate …