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Heat and Health Fact Sheet

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Extreme heat kills more Australians than any other climate disaster. Global heating and climate change are causing heat waves to be hotter, to happen more often and to last longer. Burning fossil fuels, like coal, oil and gas, release polluting greenhouse gases that are the major contributor to global heating. We must act on global heating, to protect our health.

Our Heat and Health Fact Sheet (Dec 2023)