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Net Zero Carbon Emissions for the Australian Healthcare Sector

Doctors for the Environment Australia’s report, Net Zero Emissions: Responsibilities, pathways and opportunities for Australia’s healthcare sector outlines why the Australian healthcare sector has a responsibility to urgently reduce its carbon footprint and recommendations to achieve this.

Required emission reduction targets:

– An interim emission reduction target of 80% by 2030.

– Net zero emissions by 2040.

DEA Net Zero Report - Net Zero Emissions: Responsibilities, pathways and opportunities for Australia’s healthcare sector - PDF (December 2020)

These healthcare sector emission reduction targets are supported by the organisations listed: