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Report cover with man riding a bicycle - Climate of the Nation 2022 Tracking Australia’s attitudes towards climate change and energy
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 Associate Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Climate of the Nation 2022 | Australia Institute

The Australia Institute’s annual Climate of the Nation Report provides a comprehensive account of changing Australian beliefs and attitudes towards climate change, including its causes, impacts and solutions. For the first time, Climate of the Nation 2022 includes a chapter on Australians’ views on transport solutions, including quantitative polling and qualitative focus group studies.

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 Associate Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

A big budget win for the health sector after a decade of climate advocacy | CAHA

In October 2022, the government committed to a first tranche of funding to commence the National Health and Climate Strategy development. Thanks to Fiona Armstrong of CAHA, who inspired many, including myself as the representative of AFMW to be part of a little bit of history here. We each generously lent our time, expertise and intellect to offer advice, and to contribute to this important outcome.

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Sanna Marin talking to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in 2019.
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 Associate Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Finland will be a world leader on climate with its carbon negative goal

In this article, published in Women’s Agenda, Madeline Hislop outlines how Finland could soon become the first country in the world to legally commit to carbon negativity. Recently, the Finnish parliament approved a new Climate Change Act, that would legislate a policy of carbon neutrality by 2035 and carbon negativity by 2040.

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"Planetary Health" - the first 'After Hours' webinar of 2022 video recording
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 Dr Marissa Daniels (MBBS, BMedSc)

“Planetary Health” – the first ‘After Hours’ webinar of 2022 [Recap]

EVENT RECAP: ‘After Hours’ is a webinar series by Doctors for the Environment Australia. The series “Planetary Health” was the topic of the first webinar for 2022, presented by Dr Kate Wylie in February. This informative and confronting session describes the concept of planetary health, outlines key features of planetary health and describes in detail those requiring the most pressing attention. Watch the webinar recording.

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