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 – present and future – from environmentally damaging and disruptive technological choices and related short-term economic priorities.
DEA is focused on human-induced climate change, widely regarded as now the most serious, and growing, worldwide threat to human health and survival and to social stability.
For further detail see our Position Statement on Climate Change and Health.