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This evidence summary describes the human health impacts of climate change for New Zealand and how the building blocks of our health will be disrupted.
The Gavin Mooney Memorial Essay Competition honours the work and memory of the late Professor Gavin Mooney, a health economist who was a tireless advocate for social justice in local, national and international arenas.
Launched in 2013, the competition seeks to draw public attention...
This document outlines the process to develop the Human Health and Wellbeing Climate Adaptation Plan (H-CAP) and describes its scope. It provides an overview of existing policy, and outlines policy drivers and enablers, and case studies to inspire action.
Very few people in the Pacific region will be unmarked by climate change, particularly as half the population live within 1.5 kilometres of the ocean. Noticeable rises in sea-level, more frequent cyclones and floods, and changes to seasonal weather are attributable to climate change in...
Climate change is having significant and damaging effects on communities and economies of the Pacific nations and projected to get worse over the coming decades. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates an additional 250,000 deaths annually between 2030 and 2050 due to malnutrition, malaria, diarrhea...
Dr Colin Tukuitonga speaks about how climate change is affecting the health of people living in Pacifc Island countries and the relevance of Australia’s climate change policy responses to these neighbouring countries.
Built environment interventions must move beyond simple ecological sustainability to encouraging ways of life that are healthy for both humans and the planet. There are key challenges facing this new approach.
This policy brief is for Victorian State Government departments. It aims to inform state-level policy and programs that could support climate change adaptation (CCA) planning by community service organisations (CSOs) and primary care partnerships (PCPs).