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Título:

The Silent Killer: Climate Change and the Health Impacts of Extreme Heat

Fecha:

02/03/2016

Palabras clave:

climate change, Australia, health, heatwaves

More needs to be done to prepare Australia’s health and community sectors to cope with the pressures from more frequent and severe heatwaves, our new report has found. The Silent Killer: Climate Change and the Health Impacts of Extreme Heat found that although many states have taken significant steps to upgrade their heat and health warning systems since the deadly heatwaves of 2009, strategies vary considerably from state to state and focus primarily on reactive rather than long-term planning.

Fuente:

https://www.climatecouncil.org.au