DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • 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 change…

    Read More | Posted in: Divestment | 22 July 2014 - Dr Helen Redmond
  • Divestment and public health flyer

    The following flyer was developed by DEA, AMSA and 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: Divestment | 20 May 2014 - Joy
  • An Opinion Piece on Divestment

    Our global scientists have been indicating for many years, that humanity has overstepped the boundaries of our ecological systems. Pollution, overexploitation of resources and destruction of our natural environments have pushed our life sustaining (eco) systems over the edge. The scientific evidence…

    Read More | Posted in: Divestment | 28 March 2014 - Dr Ingo Weber
  • 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 published on the DEA website.…

    Read More | Posted in: Green Health Care | 06 March 2014 - Dr Lisa Rasmussen
  • Coal and Health: Action Update

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    Read More | Posted in: CoalHealth & Environment | 30 December 2012 - Benjamin
  • 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 for free. The report provides…

    Read More | Posted in: Climate Change | 13 December 2012 - Benjamin
  • 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 friendly, cheap and…

    Read More | Posted in: Bike Doctor | 19 October 2012 - Joy
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