Position Statements

Climate Action Nurses

Explore our comprehensive collection of resources designed to empower and educate nurses in the response to climate change. Here at Climate Action Nurses, we believe that knowledge is power, and by equipping ourselves with the necessary tools, we can make a significant impact on the health of our planet and communities.

PLANETARY HEALTH

Position Statement

STATEMENT ON INTERSECTIONALITY

Position Statement

Explore our comprehensive position statement on planetary health, championing sustainable and regenerative healthcare practices whilst recognising the intrinsic connection between human well-being and the health of the Earth's natural systems; for the wellbeing of our planet is intricately intertwined with the well-being of our people.

Download the Climate Action Nurses' Statement on Intersectionality, a powerful call for climate action grounded in the principles of social justice, health equity, and environmental well-being, addressing the unique challenges faced by diverse communities and advocating for a just and sustainable world for all.

Planetary Health Position Statement Final
PDF – 278.5 KB 34 downloads
CAN Statement On Intersectionality 070823 Docx
PDF – 182.8 KB 34 downloads

TRAUMA INFORMED CARE IN THE ANTHROPOCENE

Position Statement

STUDENT EMPOWERMENT

Position Statement

Trauma Informed Care position statement_final
PDF – 256.2 KB 35 downloads
STATEMENT Of Student Empowerement
PDF – 197.0 KB 33 downloads

SUSTAINABLE VS REGENERATIVE HEALTHCARE

Fact Sheet

NURSES SIX STEP PLAN

Position Statement

Whilst we recogise the importance of adaptation, CAN aims to also mitigate climate change by positioning policy on regenerative healthcare principles.  Read the difference between sustainable and regenerative healthcare principles here.

FACT SHEET Sustainable Vs Regenerative Healthcare
PDF – 103.5 KB 35 downloads

CAN believes the following six step plan is required to mitigate and adapt to climate change.  In the following six step plan, we call on all levels of Australian Government and Industry to commit to and enact climate action. 

Nurses Six Step Plan V 1
PDF – 186.1 KB 33 downloads

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