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Organisation

Doctors for the Environment Australia

Acronym:
DEA
Report

How climate change affects mental health in Australia

This report discusses climate change and mental health, including mental illness and suicide. It summarises existing knowledge and theory about effective responses and highlights areas where further research is needed.
Policy report

The implications for human health and wellbeing of expanding gas mining in Australia

This review found growing evidence of direct health impacts, as well as a clear potential for indirect impacts of gas and oil mining on essential environmental determinants of health, including a stable climate, air quality, water quality, water security, food security, community cohesion and, in...
Report

The health factor: ignored by industry, overlooked by government

This document describes damning situations where state and federal governments have overlooked or ignored dangerous practices. It highlights the deficiencies of large-scale mining and resource development with emphasis on activities of most concern to communities; coal and unconventional gas.
Report

Climate change health check 2020

In recognition that climate change is posing ever-growing threats to global public health security, this report by Doctors for the Environment, Australia, commissioned by the Climate Institute, summarises recent research on health risks and effective responses with a focus on minimizing human health impacts of...