AMA 'becoming activists' over climate change, says Dr Tony Bartone

The doctor group has formally recognised the 'health emergency'

The AMA has formally declared climate change a “health emergency”, saying carbon reduction is now one of its top advocacy priorities.

Dr Tony Bartone
Dr Tony Bartone.

The medical group says it accepts the scientific evidence on climate change, and its likely impact on human health and human wellbeing.

Warning of “severe consequences on vulnerable populations” across Australia and the Pacific, president Dr Tony Bartone said: