DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • Climate Change & Health in Australia Fact Sheets

    Doctors for the Environment Australia has developed this fact sheet to outline the effects of climate change on human health particularly in Australia, and how health can benefit from efforts to lessen and prevent climate change. The recent Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention…

    Read More | Posted in: Climate Change | 22 March 2016 - Rebecca Osborne
  • Climate Change & Health Policy

    Human pressure on the natural environment is widening and escalating. Environmental threats to human wellbeing, health and survival has become evident over the past two to three decades. Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA), seeks to raise awareness of the risks to local and global human health…

    Read More | Posted in: Climate Change | 01 May 2013 - Rebecca Osborne
  • Climate Change & Health Position Statement

    Human pressure on the natural environment is widening and escalating. Environmental threats to human wellbeing, health and survival has become evident over the past two to three decades. Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA), seeks to raise awareness of the risks to local and global human health…

    Read More | Posted in: Climate Change | 01 May 2013 - Rebecca Osborne
  • Climate Change Health Check 2020

    This report was developed by DEA committee members Dr Graeme Horton and Prof Tony McMichael....

    Read More | Posted in: Climate ChangeHealth & Environment | 09 April 2011 - Benjamin
  • Climate Change and Health Poster

    Why is climate change so serious? Climate change happens when the earth heats up because of too much carbon dioxide and other ‘greenhouse gases’ in the atmosphere. Climate change is already happening. Temperatures and sea levels are rising and rainfall is changing. The CSIRO predicts that…

    Read More | Posted in: Climate Change | 01 December 2007 - Rebecca Osborne
  • Submission to Tasmania’s draft climate change action plan 2016-2021

    Tasmania and Australia more broadly, is already experiencing the human health impacts of longer, hotter and more frequent heatwaves , with recent heatwaves around Australia producing increased hospital admissions and deaths, and putting extra strain on healthcare and emergency services. Recent years…

    Read More | Posted in: Climate Change | 01 March 2016 - Rebecca Osborne
  • Submission on the Draft Report on Australia’s climate policy option (Climate Change Authority)

    It is a great disappointment that numerous Climate Change Authority discussions and documents on the issue of climate change have failed to emphasise its impact on health. To avoid widespread, severe and irreversible impacts associated with present trajectory of 4 degrees of global warming, urgent action…

    Read More | Posted in: Climate Change | 01 February 2016 - Rebecca Osborne
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