Doctors for the Environment Australia
Doctors for the Environment Australia advocate for climate action because for healthy people, we need a healthy planet.
Why Doctors for the Environment Australia are supporting Carbon Neutral Adelaide
Doctors for the Environment Australia view that climate change is the greatest global health threat facing us this century, affecting the determinants of health, such as clean air and water, sufficient and nutritious food, and secure shelter.
They advocate for acting now on climate change to improve the health, social stability and the environment for current and future citizens of Adelaide, while acting as a role model for other cities in Australia and the world.
- urgent transition to wind and solar power for cleaner, quieter, and healthier cities
- community planning to increase resilience during extreme weather events
- greening our cities for physical and mental well-being, fresher air and less-severe heat island effects.