Declaration of a climate emergency
It is now clear from the science that to avoid catastrophic climate heating of over 2 degrees we must completely decarbonise all economies by 2050. The urgency and magnitude of this task now presents as a true emergency.
Please sign the petition below to add your voice to the call for the Australian Government to declare a climate emergency warranting the sort of response we have seen with the Covid-19 pandemic.
The veterinary community declares
- The catastrophic fire conditions of last summer are evidence of a current climate emergency
- Three major bleaching events in the last five years devastating the Great Barrier Reef is evidence of a current climate emergency
- The extinction of the Bramble cay melomys secondary to sea level rise and intensifying storms is evidence of irreversible climate tragedy