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Australia's medical leadership (Australian Medical Association) reps with a public statement on behalf of their membership & patients.
"Climate change is a health emergency based on scientific evidence"..."any number of extreme threats to health have been managed"
"Where do we start?"
"...with an evidence base".
"This is hard and unglamorous work but its exactly what health communities" have done
"We are Drs telling you climate change is a health emergency based on science"
"It is about health & survival"
~ Aust Med Assoc
.#GregMullens of Emergency Leaders for Climate Action
"We are growing everyday..
they come from a political of spectrum beliefs... what we are seeing is worse than the scientific evidence and we're in"
"I've been fighting fires since 1971.."
20 years of reduced rainful. Winter rains not coming. "We 2019 came along, we were
"39 year vareer, 13 years as Fire Commissioner, back at the frontlines as a volunteer..." Seeing things he's never seen before
"Canary in the coalmine is Tasmania"

"Frequency of fires is getting closer.."
"Queensland was not a bushfire state, it is now a bushfire state"
"Places that have never seen fires are...
Greenland, Arctic Circle..."
"I hate this thing the "New Normal"'s not right"
- Greg Mullens
"This is a disaster, this is an emergency"
- Greg Mullens
20 years in the military, Major Michael Thomas, Defence & Climate Security Analyst.
Security communities globally see climate change as a security issue, Australia govts have had a narrow conception of security.
"Climate change undermines ecological security..."
What @AnikaMolesworth (Broken Hill farmer & scientist)'s farm land has become
"There are so many solutions..agriculture is part of the solution"
"I'm part of Farmers for Climate Action"
A farmer & a former fire commissioner
The frontline of #climatechange in Australia
@AnikaMolesworth #GregMullens
#GregMullens: "I wouldn't put up with bullying in the workplace"..."why in politics?"
@gpaddymanning: "They bully the media too..they bully the ABC. I have the view that if you tell the truth, & the truth is alarming, is that activism? No."
Mythbusting: "burning everthing will just put more carbon in the air".. these fires burnt across lawns,..low fuel load areas.."These were weather related events, not fuel related events"..
"Fuel management part of mix".. "cultural burning..slow, cool"
@AnikaMolesworth"Everyone can use their social, consumer, political influence...we know what to do..."

#GregMullens "We've got to stop the minority bullying the majority who want to get on with it. This is where we need this bipartisan approach"
Questions of democracy, action, justice, rights, responsibilities, governance, legals, liberty...
Lawyer @NyadolNyuon predicting that the currently unequally distributed "burden of reality of climate change" will change society as we know it and become impossible for Western societies to ignore...
Tim Costello believes:
"We won't survive the existential crisis of the climate change emergency...there will be no politics..."
"Economic security requires human security and ecological ecurity..."

Tim Costello just back from Uganda again ... speaking with
"poor illiterate farmers all knew about Australia's fires...we are now the poster child for Climate change"
At least "1,355 jurisdictions in 26 countries have declared a climate emergency".…
"Politically we are going to have to build this up from the bottom, which is the way we have started to do it"...
"We have to have an emergency focus in solving this problem"
strategist Philip Sutton
Professor Nicole Rogers mentions the
"The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable" by Amitav Ghosh
Climate change might have a corrosive impact on human rights, but what impact might declaring it an emergency have on human freedoms, liberties, & rights? (For example, freedom to protest, but other freedoms also)
Point raised by Prof #NicoleRogers
We're getting practical. Part One (I'm chairing Part 2) How to Reverse Global Warming, chaired by @berniehobbs
What can we do *right now* to reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions & decarbonise the economy?
Starting with food & ag..speaker is Thomas King of Food Frontier
Close to home. So important as developers make squillions from quick, dirty, expedient urban developments. Brendan Condon, Zero Carbon Business Investor, on housing development and a half star housing estate "The Cape"..cost savings for dwellers.
Brendan wants to see this upscaled across the whole industry.
Vanessa Petrie, an engineer & CEO, @beyondzeronews
"10 years or even less"
"That's how fast we can decarbonise"
"We need a grand coalition"
"Tech is available right now"

"If we keep going down a binary path.. this or or them..don't have time for that. Need to meet people where they are" - Vanessa Petrie
Working with coal/manufacturing communities to use skills already in place..plan for deployment renewable infrastructure
"We need to make sure no one is left behind"...
"We have to work together"
"We underestimate the capacity of the community"
"Its all about people..we need to come together around ambition & hope"
Vanessa Petrie
Vanessa Petrie mentions study of W.A coal community Collie and their project with Collie exploring what's possible if the community's existing high level skills were deployed
"no one is left behind"…
Qiao Nan Han, Vice President Maoneng Group, set up with uni friend
Creating ambitious large scale solar power projects
"We don't have an excuse about the technology or you're we do these things"
"..developing a large portfolio of energy storage projects in NSW/Vic"
"The biggest concern I have is we won't have enough workers" -
@_Oliver_Yates – Former CEO, Clean Energy Finance Corporation...pointing to the fact that we are sending talent & opportunities offshore rather than building capacity & economic opportunities locally
"The state of our democracy, without being a beat-up, is parlous" - journalist Kerry O'Brien
"Murdoch represents a fundamental anti-democratic part of this country's fabric" - journalist Kerry O'brien
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