DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • Coal is a major health issue like smoking

    This issue has now had important exposure as a result of President Obama’s initiative on reducing coal pollution. One vital issue that must be contested is that coal is cheap. Mr Abbott and many commentators repeat this erroneous statement. Mr Abbott has made the following statement that we can…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media DEA In Publication Opinion & Commentary | 15 June 2014 - Benjamin
  • Act on climate change for the sake of the future - Doctors’ orders

    The following article published by Independent Australia (7/4/14) appears here under Creative Commons licence. At their annual conference in March, Doctors for the Environment Australia said the debate about whether climate change is real is over — it is now time to act. Carmela…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media External News | 14 April 2014 - Joy
  • Time to act - MJA InSight

    The following article written by Doctors for the Environment Australia members Mark Braidwood and Catherine Pendrey appeared in MJA InSight (7/4/14) and appears here under Creative Commons licence. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report —Climate Change 2014: Impacts, adaptation,…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media DEA In Publication | 14 April 2014 - Drs Mark Braidwood and Catherine Pendrey
  • Advertisement: As doctors we’re already seeing the impacts of climate change on our health

    We must act urgently to safeguard our well-being and our children's future. The result of the election in Western Australia is critically important. DEA urges WA to vote for strong climate action on April 5th.  ...

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media | 01 April 2014 - Anne Walker
  • Media Release: Warming climate threatens health, doctors warn

    Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) is warning of the dangers of extreme heat, as scorching temperatures continue to affect many areas of Australia, with Victoria particularly affected. Temperatures across widespread areas of the state are expected to reach a searing 40 degrees C for much of…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media Media Releases | 14 January 2014 - Anne Walker
  • Promoting change to contain our health costs

    This article by DEA Member Eugenie Kayak was published in Medical Observer 8th October 2013 and appears under a Creative Commons licence. HEALTHCARE’S cost debate often tends to focus on elective surgery lists and more hospital beds. Yet the billions of dollars directed to healthcare (Australia…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media DEA In Publication | 15 October 2013 - Dr Eugenie Kayak
  • Democracy: essential for health and wellbeing

    This article by DEA Member Peter Tait was published in Medical Observer 16th August 2013 and appears under a Creative Commons licence. RECENT advances in our understanding of health show that a major determinant of whether or not people are healthy is how we arrange society. Arrangements range from readily…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media DEA In Publication Other News Stories Opinion & Commentary | 30 August 2013 - Dr Peter Tait
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