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  • Apr14

    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…

  • Apr14

    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,…

  • Apr01

    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…

  • Apr01

    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.  ...

  • Mar31

    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…

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  • Mar06

    Making our health system more sustainable

    Making our health system more sustainable: An ideas paper for the Commissioner of Environmental Sustainability, Victoria written by DEA member Lisa Rasmussen for the Victorian Environmental Commissioner, Professor Kate Auty. DEA thanks Professor Auty for agreeing to it being…

  • Dec30

    Coal and Health: Action Update

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  • Dec13

    Atlas of Health and Climate - WHO & WMO

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) and World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) have jointly released, an extensive report 'Atlas of health and climate: realising the potential to improve health outcomes through the use of climate services' that can be downloaded…

  • Oct19

    Humble pushie beats the car

    DEA member Juerg Draeyer appeared in the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin - 18/10/12 YEPPOON GP Juerg Draeyer has been practising what he preaches and riding his bicycle to work for the past five years. Dr Draeyer said leaving the car at home and riding was a healthy, environmentally…

  • Sep11

    Unconventional Gas (CSG/Shale Gas) Mining and Health Information

    DEA has presented evidence to two parliamentary committees that it considers the current level of assessment, monitoring and regulation of CSG exploration and mining activities to be inadequate to protect the health of current and future generations of Australians. There…

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