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  • 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
  • Australia Needs Climate Policy

    This article by DEA Member Sallie Forrest was published in Medical Forum, December 2014 and appears under a Creative Commons licence. Eroding climate change legislation has left Australia isolated in a world that is increasingly seeing the health imperative to take decisive action,…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Publication | 10 February 2015 - Dr Sallie Forrest
  • Anglesea coal power should close

    The following open letter was published in the Geelong Advertiser, 4th August 2014 and appears under a Creative Commons licence. Doctors for the Environment Australia requests no company makes an offer to Alcoa to purchase either the Anglesea coal mine or power station. Alcoa’s…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media DEA In Publication | 05 August 2014 - Joy
  • Medical activism needs to stay within the law

    This letter written by DEA Chair, Professor Kingsley Faulkner was published in Medical Observer, 1st August 2014 and appears under a Creative Commons licence. In response to your article, 'Medical activism' (MO, 20 June) the Management Committee of Doctors for the Environment Australia…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media DEA In Publication | 04 August 2014 - Joy
  • Global climate changes need action

    This article by DEA Member Helen Redmond was published in Medical Observer 15th July 2014 and appears under a Creative Commons licence. At its annual meeting last month, the British Medical Association (BMA) committed to divest from fossil fuels. IN their discussion, members acknowledged climate…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Publication Opinion & Commentary | 22 July 2014 - Dr Helen Redmond
  • 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
  • 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
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