DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • Media release: Politicians’ rush for profits puts Queenslanders at serious risk of illness

    30 March 2015   Last Friday’s report into the former Queensland government not only exposes the inadequate regulation and approval processes for coal seam gas and coal mining in Queensland, but also the failure of the state’s leaders to put the health of their constituencies first, according…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 30 March 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Media Release: Australian doctors support the British Medical Association, 26 June 2014

    "Australian doctors support the British Medical Association's announcement to dump investments in fossil fuels" Hundreds of doctors across Australia have welcomed the British Medical Association's announcement to divest from fossil fuels during its annual general meeting yesterday (Wednesday).…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action Media Releases | 26 June 2014 - Joy
  • Media release: Doctors join ‘National Day of Divestment Action’ Saturday 3 May 2014

    Doctors and medical students are calling climate change a ‘public health emergency’ and urging divestment from fossil fuels nationally Doctors and medical students are joining hundreds of Australians for the ‘National Day of Divestment’ organised by 350.org and Market Forces tomorrow…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 01 May 2014 - Anne Walker
  • Media release: Doctors urge WA voters to consider climate change

    Wednesday 2 April 2014 Doctors are urging WA to vote for strong action on climate change in light of the latest climate change report showing health at serious risk. Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) sees the election in Western Australia this Saturday as crucial in determining how Australia…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 01 April 2014 - Anne Walker
  • Media release: New climate change report critical for health

    31 March 2014 Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA), welcomes the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as a call to action on climate change. The IPCC Working Group II 5th Assessment Report released today provides the most comprehensive assessment to date on the…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 31 March 2014 - Anne Walker
  • Media Release: Doctors alarmed by water contamination from unconventional gas mining

    Sunday 9 March Health advocacy organisation, Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) is alarmed by water contamination in an aquifer associated with a Santos coal seam gas project in the Pilliga Forest, NSW. A NSW EPA investigation found that storage facilities for contaminated water produced by…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 09 March 2014 - Anne Walker
  • Media release: Doctors concerned by Vic coal-mine fire

    2 March 2014 Doctors at the Morwell rally in Victoria today expressed concern about coal’s threat to our health and environment. Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) spoke at today’s rally in Morwell. The town of over 13,000 has been experiencing levels of air pollution rarely experienced…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 02 March 2014 - Anne Walker
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