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Climate change is wreaking havoc on Australians’ health. What’s our plan to fix things? – ABC News

A growing number of Australians are experiencing devastating health problems arising from climate change. Could a coordinated national health strategy help?



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For many Australians who have grown up in our “sunburnt country”, last week’s nation-wide heatwave may have felt like business as usual. It’s almost summer, after all.
But if you dig into the statistics, the picture that emerges is deeply alarming, especially when considered in light of last year’s devastating bushfires: We’ve just experienced Australia’s warmest November on record.
The hottest year on record was 2019, and 2020 continues to track in the same direction. Back-to-back days of 40 degrees-plus…

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