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The case is clear for climate action that supports health

Friday, 28 November 2014, 9:32 am | NZ Climate And Health

The need for rapid action on climate change in New Zealand in order to protect health is clear, according to a group of climate and health experts. Countries elsewhere in the world are already taking significant action, while New Zealand is lagging ... More >>

Cross-party consensus on climate change critical

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 3:45 pm | NZ Climate And Health

Senior NZ health professionals welcome recent policy announcements on climate change by major political parties, saying cross-party consensus is critical to address this leading health issue. More >>

Obesity epidemic and climate change

Friday, 13 June 2014, 11:50 am | NZ Climate And Health

OraTaiao: The New Zealand Climate and Health Council welcomes the release of the New Zealand Medical Association’s policy briefing on obesity this week, with the Council pointing to the similarities between obesity and climate change. More >>

Midwives Call for Urgent Climate Action

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 8:56 am | NZ Climate And Health

The New Zealand College of Midwives has successfully called for urgent climate action, with a ground-breaking position statement on climate change accepted today by the International Confederation of Midwives meeting in Prague. More >>

Negotiations put multinational profits before health

Monday, 12 May 2014, 9:36 am | NZ Climate And Health

More than 270 healthcare professionals from around New Zealand have signed an open letter to the Prime Minister published in the Dominion Post today, warning of the threat to New Zealanders’ health from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). More >>

Doctors warn TPPA takes away our climate protection tools

Monday, 12 May 2014, 9:22 am | NZ Climate And Health

OraTaiao: The New Zealand Climate and Health Council warns that negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) threaten New Zealand’s ability to protect our climate and health. More >>

Doctors Welcome Decision On Treacherous Temperature Case

Saturday, 8 September 2012, 12:59 pm | NZ Climate And Health

Doctors Welcome Decision On Treacherous Temperature Case The New Zealand Climate and Health Council welcomes Justice Geoffrey Venning's rejection of the New Zealand Climate Science Education Trust's (NZCSET) case against the National Institute of ... More >>

BERL’s healthy Southland vision welcomed by doctors

Wednesday, 29 August 2012, 9:48 am | NZ Climate And Health

Doctors have welcomed a report released yesterday on how Southland can grow good jobs without destroying the climate. More >>

Doctors: Climate change major child health risk

Thursday, 8 April 2010, 5:13 pm | NZ Climate And Health

Paediatricians and other senior doctors have called for strong action on climate change in a sobering article just released in the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health More >>

Docs say emissions trading scheme will hurt Kids

Tuesday, 17 November 2009, 4:57 pm | NZ Climate And Health

Senior doctors today said that the intended changes to New Zealand’s emissions trading scheme (ETS) will not only threaten our future survival but will be an extravagant waste of public funds, describing the legislation process as a fiasco. The doctors, ... More >>

 

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