How do we save ageing Australians from the heat? Greening our cities is a good start
SOURCE: The Conversation Media Group, 01/03/2019
Heatwaves have killed more Australians than road accidents, fires, floods and all other natural disasters combined. Although recent research shows extreme cold is a worry in some parts of Australia, our hottest summer on record points to more heat-related deaths to come. The record heatwaves have highlighted the damaging effects of heat stress. Understandably, it’s becoming a major public health challenge.
This news is related to one of the 12 themes of the World Conference on Health and Climate Change.
You can find all the information on the theme “Adapting to heat waves in urban areas” by following the link