DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • Report: No Time for Games: Children’s Health and Climate Change

        DEA's report No Time for Games: Children’s Health and Climate Change shines the national spotlight on the potential health harms that children especially face from global warming, and calls for swift and decisive action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. …

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Publication | 02 June 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Medical Observer oped: Doctors should lead on population

    By Dr David King THE Reverend Thomas Malthus argued in 1798 that population growth was generally restricted by available resources. At this time one billion people lived on Earth. Since then mechanised agriculture has produced dramatic growth in crop yields, and the world population exceeded seven billion…

    Read More | Filed in: Opinion & Commentary | 03 July 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Oped: The Lancet Commission Report by Professor Fiona Stanley and Dr Sallie Forrest

    The opinion piece was published in the West Australian on 25 June 2015.    Carbon reduction key to our health and survival, was co-authored by Professor Fiona Stanley and Doctors for the Environment Australia's Policy and Advocay officer, Dr Sallie Forrest. It was written…

    Read More | Filed in: Opinion & Commentary | 26 June 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • DEA welcomes Lancet report which says climate change is the biggest health opportunity of the 21st c

      Media release   23 June 2015   The government needs to immediately address the issue of climate change to protect health, urge leading doctors in their strongest message yet. The call follows a ground-breaking report launched today by the prestigious medical journal, The Lancet which…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 23 June 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Leading doctors say we’re failing our kids

    Image: Dr John Iser   By Jo Hegerty, Starts at Sixty   A group of leading doctors, many of them grandparents, has called for action on a threat they say needs priority attention. The doctors say failure to act on this threat means we are failing in the most “fundamental call of humanity”…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media | 17 June 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Oped: PM’s views ignore the winds of change

      By Dr George Crisp It is regrettable that our Prime Minister has expressed a desire to reduce new wind farm developments in Australia, citing potential health effects as one of the reasons.    This echoes the statements made by crossbench senators who have suggested that inaudible low…

    Read More | Filed in: Opinion & Commentary | 15 June 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Media Release:  Doctors welcome the closure of the Port Augusta Coal plant

      Doctors for the Environment Australia is a national organisation of medical doctors that raises the link between health and the environment   12 June 2015   Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) welcomes the announcement by Alinta to finally cease its brown coal burning industries…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 12 June 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
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