Grant Blashki

Alternate Name:
Grant A. Blashki

Wind energy, climate and health: evidence for the impacts of wind generated energy in Australia

This report argues that Australia is not realising its wind energy potential and is currently generating far less energy from wind power than many European countries.

Solar energy in Australia: health and environmental costs and benefits

This paper considers various advantages and disadvantages of harnessing energy from the sun, arguing that the health and environmental impacts of solar are minimal in comparison to fossil fuels.

Is fracking good for your health? An analysis of the impacts of unconventional gas on health and climate

This report assesses existing research to address the question of whether unconventional gas should be endorsed as a major future energy source, based on its impacts on human health and the climate.
Journal article

The role of general practitioner based research in the development of national policy: case studies from Ireland and Australia

The authors describe the influence of GP-based research on the development of two specific policy initiatives, the Heartwatch Programme in Ireland and the Better Outcomes in Mental Health Care initiative in Australia. They explore the extent to which relevant GP-based research shaped these initiatives.