“Tackling climate change could be the greatest health opportunity of the 21st century” (The Lancet, 2015)
Humanity is at a critical juncture, where decisions made today will have a dramatic impact on our future. In late November 2015, world leaders will gather in Paris for the 21st Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21). The aim of the meeting is to deliver a global agreement that will reduce carbon emissions, with the aim of limiting global warming to an increase of 2°C. A failure to do so will have far-reaching consequences for human health, in Australia and globally.
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