Anticipated threats to, and actual losses, of our natural world from the impacts of climate change are being increasingly recognised as having significant psychological impact, especially in young people, writes Dr Lisa Juckes.
Our leaders, including the Australian federal government, must fulfill their duty of care by acknowledging and acting on the clear medical and scientific evidence to combat global heating and its impacts.
With the Glasgow climate conference two weeks away, Australia’s leaders must actively participate at this major summit and commit to urgent action – this decade.
Read the full article in an opinion article published across several mastheads, including The Canberra Times.
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