The "increasingly unmanageable" threat of climate change on children's health has prompted an open letter from doctors around Australia to the government, calling for Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley to attend the United Nations Paris climate summit this December.
Rebecca Pearse is a PhD candidate at the University of New South Wales. Her research spans environmental sociology and political economy. She has taught environmental politics and political economy at the University of Sydney and University of Technology Sydney. She has been investigating social movement responses to climate change and the political economy of climate and energy policy in the Asia-Pacific region.