Bushfires a 'defining moment' for climate change, say doctors

Call to act over humanity's 'greatest threat' as the Lancet releases major report

Australian doctors are calling this week’s bushfires a “defining moment” for action on climate change, saying the country can’t afford to ignore the issue any longer.

Bushfires at Harrington. Photo: Kelly-ann Oosterbeek
Bushfires at Harrington. Photo: Kelly-Ann Oosterbeek

A major new Lancet report detailing the damaging health impacts of climate change, released this week along with an