News On 20 September, millions of people around the world will take part in the latest global climate strike. Health professionals protested the impact of coal on health in Newcastle in September last year. GPs from around Australia will be among those taking part in the strike , marching for the first time under the banner of Health Strike 4 Climate . The group wants to focus attention on the potentially catastrophic health impacts of climate change. The strike is the latest in a series of environmental interventions by doctors, following influential earlier campaigns against nuclear proliferation and ozone depletion. The RACGP’s recent position statement on climate and health commits the college to advocating for mitigation and adaptation strategies for climate change, and to advocate for policies to protect human health from climate risks. Cairns GP Dr Nicole Sleeman said the group of doctors under the Health Strike 4 […]