Media Release: VfCA presents How Climate Change Impacts Animals

Pre-eminent Aussie scientist Professor Lesley Hughes presented to the veterinary profession on how climate change is impacting our animals.

Lesley is a wealth of knowledge and we hope you find this video as informative and interesting as we did.

An event organised by Veterinarians for Climate Action.

92 people attended this webinar, 250 RSVP'd and more than 500 people showed an interest via Facebook.

Professor Lesley Hughes is a Distinguished Professor of Biology and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Integrity & Development) at Macquarie University. Her research has mainly focused on the impacts of climate change on species and ecosystems. She is a former federal Climate Commissioner and former Lead Author in the IPCC’s 4th and 5th Assessment Report. She is a founding Councillor with the Climate Council of Australia, a Director for WWF Australia, and a member of the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists.

The presentation can be viewed below, and her slides can be accessed here. Start at 5:40 if you want to skip the introduction.