Local Science/Environment

“Climate Change driving health impacts from bushfires and air pollution” say local doctors

Local members of Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) have raised concerns about the health impacts of climate change affecting mid north coast communities due to bushfires. Spokesperson for the group Dr Sarah Mollard, of Port Macquarie, is calling on all levels of government to listen to emergency experts such […]

Opinion/Comment Science/Environment

Glen Innes went through bushfire hell – “and the scientists knew it was coming.”

My community deserves the unvarnished truth from me, its Mayor. Ignorance and arrogance delivered us ashes. By Carol Sparks Heeding the advice of fire controllers and decades of scientific reports, Glen Innes Severn council last month declared a climate emergency. As the New South Wales government itself has now declared, […]