DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • The human health tolls of coal - Fact Sheet

    - The burning of coal emits hazardous air pollutants, including particulate matter, sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, carbon dioxide, mercury and arsenic. - Australia has one of the carbon intensive and polluting electricity supplies in the world, with around 80% of electricity generation coming from…

    Read More | Posted in: Coal | 10 August 2015 - Joy
  • Divestment Blog for AMSA Code Green Week

    This article by DEA Member Helen Redmond was written for AMSA Code Green Week and was published on the Code Green Blog in June 2015. Why is it that doctors and medical students would become interested in the investment practises of their super funds, medical colleges and banks?  Primum non nocere,…

    Read More | Posted in: Divestment | 30 June 2015 - Dr Helen Redmond
  • Divestment FAQs

    The Divestment FAQs was developed by Doctors for the Environment Australia ahead of the first ever Global Divestment Day on 13 to 14 March 2015. DEA believes the movement to divest from the fossil fuel industry, which is jeopardising our planet's capacity to maintain a stable…

    Read More | Posted in: Divestment | 09 February 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • 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
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