"In a future where climate change looms large as a threat to health and where our primary disease burden is shaped by lifestyle and environment, shouldn’t we place health front and centre of our COVID-19 economic recovery and dare to reimagine our cities and energy systems, that our children might have a healthy future?" asks GP and DEA Honorary Secretary Dr Richard Yin.
As governments around the world look for ways to cut greenhouse gases, and energy systems undergo a profound shift away from fossil fuels towards renewables, a healthy future is becoming not a matter of if but when.
Will Australia be part of this future?
The full article was published in The Mandarin on 18 October 2020