DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • DEA Information brochure

    This is the main DEA information handout in the form of a tri-fold sheet brochure....

    Read More | Posted in: Handouts | 04 April 2011
  • Renewable Energy Fact Sheet - a prescription for a healthier, cleaner and cheaper future

    Renewable energy comes from natural sources which are constantly replenished.  Sources include:  •    Solar energy •    Wind energy •    Hydro energy •    Geothermal energy •    Biofuels •    Ocean energy Learn more about renewable energy, downoad the attached fact…

    Read More | Posted in: Handouts | 31 January 2015
  • SA Concentrated Solar Thermal (CST) Fact Sheet

    A unique opportunity for South Australia: Good for Health, Energy Security and Manufacturing. Rising fuel prices, health costs from pollution and future global emission trading schemes will further increase the cost of gas and coal from today’s prices and make CST a cheaper alternative. Cost-analysis by the CSIRO shows CST soon to be cost–equal, if not cheaper, than wind or coal. Just…

    Read More | Posted in: Handouts | 30 September 2014
  • Divestment and public health flyer

    The following flyer was developed by DEA, AMSA and 350.org connecting divestment and public health Could your superannuation fund, bank or university be contributing to the biggest public health problem of our time?...

    Read More | Posted in: Handouts | 20 May 2014
  • SA Unconventional Gas Fact Sheet

    The gas industry has already commenced activity in the Cooper Basin, the Arckaringa Basin which contains the great Artesian Basin and the Otway Basin. Given the massive gas reserves, the industry development is likely to become extensive..........

    Read More | Posted in: Handouts | 14 January 2014
  • FACT & ACTION SHEET - BPA

    This F&A sheet discusses the synthetic chemical bisphenol A (BPA) and its health implications as an endocrine disruptor. The sheet also discusses the current legal regulations surrounding the use of BPA in products such as drink and food containers. ...

    Read More | Posted in: Handouts | 28 July 2013
  • Leaflet: The Health Factor - ignored by industry, overlooked by government

    This leaflet describes the full and comprehensive report about the failure to prevent pollution and protect human health, which is creating a costly legacy for Australia. DEA argues that proper health impact assessments are crucial and long overdue. For printed copies of the leaflet or report, please contact our office. You can see the media release here: http://dea.org.au/news/article/media-release-damning-evidence-on-health-impacts-of-coal-csg …

    Read More | Posted in: Handouts | 20 June 2013
  • FACT & ACTION SHEET - Cash for containers

    In this F&A sheet, we will be discussing Cash for Containers, which is a recycling campaign aimed at implementing a Container Deposits System (CDS) across all states in Australia. In Australia, this system involves paying a 10c deposit, which can be refunded if the container is presented to an authorized recycling facility. It has been successfully implemented in SA for over 30 years, while NT…

    Read More | Posted in: Handouts | 18 April 2013
  • FACT & ACTION SHEET - The Tarkine

    The Tarkine is an extensive area of rainforest and natural biodiversity in Tasmania. Although it has been described as “one of the world’s great archaeological regions”, The Tarkine is currently under threat form mining and forestry contractors. In this F&A sheet we will be discussing, in-depth, the issues surrounding The Tarkine and actions we can take to persuade decision makers…

    Read More | Posted in: Handouts | 18 April 2013
  • FACT & ACTION SHEET - Coal Seam Gas

    Learn about the process of coal seam gas (CSG) extraction, where it is being carried out in Australia and the concerns over its impacts on health and the environment. The issue of CSG extraction is extremely controversial, with both sides of the debate being extremely polarized. Where necessary, the two sides of the debate and materials produced by both sides will be used, to aid in understanding the…

    Read More | Posted in: Handouts | 18 April 2013
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