21 Mar 2023

Public health experts warn as climate change rapidly advances

From Midday Report, 12:46 pm on 21 March 2023

Public health experts are warning Water-borne-related health risks are a particular challenge in Aotearoa as climate change rapidly advances.

In the latest IPCC report, the United Nations warns we're at the tip of the tipping point.

The public health communications centre has also published a briefing warning those climate change impacts are not only damaging to the environment but also human health.

University of Auckland Professor Alistair Woodward wrote the article and spoke to Māni Dunlop.