January 28, 2021 - Dr Ben Ewald , Convenor of Doctors for the Environment Australia’s National Air Pollution Special Interest Group has written a letter to the NSW EPA regarding Vales Point power station ...
Air pollution is a major environmental risk to health.
Better air quality reduces illness and death from stroke, heart disease, lung cancer, and respiratory diseases, such as asthma. Links to diabetes and impaired infant growth are increasingly recognised. Policies to support reducing the combustion of fossil fuels through cleaner transport and power generation, are needed to reduce key sources of outdoor air pollution. Our Air Pollution Special Interest Group(SIG) members seek to support policies and programs to improve the health of all Australians through better protection of clean air.
January 22, 2021 - Human health and the environment are facing massive challenges. DEA made recommendations that include the recognition of and funding for the impending health crises imposed by climate change and the ...
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