Climate change is already estimated to cause over 150,000 deaths worldwide each year through increased extreme weather events, increased transmission of infectious diseases and failing food production.
This is due to our planet warming an average of just 1 degree Celsius since pre-industrial times.
Burning fossil fuels for heat and electricity are the single largest sectoral contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.
Air pollution from combustion of fossil fuels causes hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide each year.
Healthy Futures is an organisation of health professionals, students and community members taking action to address environmental determinants of health.
Health is everyone's business. Anyone can be a member of Healthy Futures.
We campaign for commitments from decision-makers to effectively address climate change and related threats to health. We recognise that this requires building people power from the bottom up.
We focus on connecting people who are concerned about environmental determinants of health and empowering them to take collective action.