climate change book

Climate Change Adaptation for Health and Social Services addresses concerns from the health and community services sector, including local government, about how to respond to climate change and its impacts on communities. It describes what we need to do in local communities to support and protect the people most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change in Australia.

To order your copy of the book, click here

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Useful websites

Sustainability Victoria – Victoria is joining other leading countries and states around the world in committing to do our part to reduce emissions, and keep the global temperature rise to under 2 degrees. TAKE2 is Victoria’s collective climate change pledge initiative to reach net zero emissions by 2050, and keep the global temperature rise to under 2 degrees. We encourage our members and stakeholders to pledge and sign up to be part of Victoria’s action on climate change

health.vic – extreme heat community resources – a suite of communication resources have been developed by Department of Health and Human Services to help councils, health services and other government agencies to raise awareness about the impact of extreme heat on human health

CSIRO

Climate and Health Alliance

Department of Climate Change Australia

Our Climate Our Health

Beyond Zero Emmissions (BZE)

South East Councils Climate Change Alliance

The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility

Victorian Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Research

Victorian Government – Understanding Climate Change

Victorian Department of Health – Environmental Health

Eastern alliance for greenhouse action – Climate Adaptation Roadmap for Melbourne’s East Monitoring and Evaluation Framework. This Monitoring &Evaluation Framework (M&E framework) is designed to assess the degree to which the longer term objectives of the Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap (Roadmap) project are being met and assess how well the Eastern Alliance for Greenhouse Action (EAGA) councils are adapting to climate change.

The Conversation: The three minute story of 800,000 years of climate change with a sting in the tail – There are those who say the climate has always changed, and that carbon dioxide levels have always fluctuated. That’s true. But it’s also true that since the industrial revolution, CO₂ levels in the atmosphere have climbed to levels that are unprecedented over hundreds of millennia. So here’s a short video to put recent climate change and carbon dioxide emissions into the context of the past 800,000 years

Useful apps

VicEmergency is the official Victorian Government app for emergency warnings and information

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VicEmergency App for Apple devices

VicEmergency App for Android devices