Doctors demand action on climate during COVID-19 recovery

Dr Kate Charlesworth says putting fossil fuels at the forefront of the nation's post-coronavirus economic is 'unsafe and irresponsible'

Australian doctors are pushing for action on climate change to be a key part of the Federal Government’s COVID-19 economic recovery plan.

Dr Kate Charlesworth.

Some 10 doctors’ groups, representing 75% (90,000) of Australian doctors, have written to Prime Minister Scott Morrison urging him to put health and climate change at the centre of the pandemic recovery plan.

“The world is in the middle of two global