10 things GPs can do about climate change

Medical practitioners will increasingly be called upon to respond to climate-related health issues.

That is because the concentration of carbon dioxide has continued to rise, the average global temperature is still rising and records for extreme weather events continue to be regularly broken.

While all this will put additional pressure on clinical workloads, GPs are actually in a fantastic position to help Australia be part of the worldwide effort to curb carbon emissions.

Here are 10 simple things GPs can do about climate change:

  1. Be