Victoria’s Heat Health Alert warning system and #Heatwave adaptation by @Takvera

In this article, originally published on the Climate Action Moreland site, I take a look at Victoria’s Heat Health Alert system. Heatwave risk management, mitigation and adaptation still lacks proper governance with no mention in Victoria’s Emergency Management Manual, no proper statewide plan, while heat related deaths far outstrips the deaths from other natural disasters […]

Are we mitigating the #health risk of worsening #heatwaves due to climate change? asks @takvera

Much of inland Australia including large parts of NSW, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia and Victoria are experiencing the first heatwave of summer in October, a month before the official start of the season. Temperature records tumbled, including the warmest October day on record with the national average maximum of 36.39 degrees Celsius on 25 […]