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Greens repeat call for Climate Change and Health Taskforce

The Greens are repeating their call for a Climate Change and Health Taskforce on the back of the Climate Commission report into the health risks of climate change.

“The Greens have long called for a Climate Change and Health Taskforce to undertake research into the health risks posed by climate change and develop a strategic plan to prevent and manage those risks,” said Greens spokesperson for health, Senator Richard Di Natale.

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Carbon price is a win for health: Greens

Greens’ spokesperson for health, Senator Richard Di Natale, has described the passage of the Clean Energy Future package as a positive step in improving the health of Australians and has now called for the establishment of a Climate Change and Health Taskforce.

“The country took an historic step towards a cleaner economy on Tuesday, but also towards a healthier future,” said Senator Di Natale.

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