Global climate changes need action

Dr Helen Redmond
Doctors for the Environment Australia,

IN their discussion, members acknowledged climate change constituted the greatest global threat to human health, and that it was time to ‘put their money where their mouth is’.

The BMA is the first large medical organisation to make this pledge, but will certainly not be the last, as fossil fuel divestment becomes an increasingly mainstream strategy to limit our carbon emissions.

Indeed, the need to act swiftly to prevent more global warming could not be clearer, and the