Workshop: Urbanisation, human health and climate change adaptation (Part 1)

Convenor: Tony Capon, Australian National University

Urbanisation, Human Health and Climate Change Adaptation

The first session of this two-part workshop will address the health challenges of climate change in Australian cities.  It will be chaired by Allen Kearns, Sustainable Cities and Coasts Theme Leader, CSIRO Climate Adaptation Flagship, with speakers addressing a spectrum of health issues, including vectorborne disease, thermal stress and mental health.  The second session, chaired by Anthony Capon who convenes the Climate Change Adaptation Research Network for Human Health, will address policy and planning implications and knowledge needs for adaptation.

Presentations from this workshop can be found HERE>>>