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Hon Prof ANU, co-founder Health-Earth (2014); BODHI Australia (1989); named "one of a hundred doctors for the planet" (2009) opinions my own
Hon Prof ANU, co-founder Health-Earth (2014); BODHI Australia (1989); named "one of a hundred doctors for the planet" (2009) opinions my own

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An appeal to the Tasmanian government to better recognise the links between fire and climate change
Tasmania is experiencing terrifying, health-damaging fires for the third time in six years ( 2013 , 2016 , 2019 ).
The nature and risk of fires has changed in many countries, due to
climate change; in Australia's island state the climate is hotter, drier ...
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BODHI, the Bahujan Hitay Pune Project, and the ongoing work of Dr Ambedkar
In June 2019 the 16th Sakyadhita conference will be held, for the first time ever in Australia. See here for details. These are large meetings; the previous one ,
held in Hong Kong in 2017, attracted about 800 attendees from 31
countries. BODHI Australia ...
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Climate change, health and existential risks to civilization: a comprehensive review (1989-2013)
In press (Int J Environmental Research and Public Health) (open access when published) Abstract : Background: Anthropogenic global warming, interacting with social and other environmental determinants, constitutes a profound health risk. This paper reports ...
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Climate change, health and categories of effects
Climate change, health and categories of effects
globalchangemusings.blogspot.com
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Climate change, health and categories of effects
  I wrote
this for another paper, currently under review. However, it was cut, due to
lack of space. Eventually, I hope to weave this material into another article, and also
into the forthcoming second edition of my edited book “ Climate
Change and Global H...
Climate change, health and categories of effects
Climate change, health and categories of effects
globalchangemusings.blogspot.com
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Planetary epidemiology: towards first principles
In press for Springer Environmental Reports, topical collection on Global Environmental Health and Sustainability (W. Al-Delaimy, Section Editor) (December 2018) Abstract Purpose of review: To combine evolutionary principles of competition and cooperation w...
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Climate change and health: Tony McMichael and an "index of existential risk"
It's another average day for me, except that that, were Tony McMichael still alive, it would be his 76th birthday. Tony was one of the the first leading figures in public health to recognize the risk to human health from climate change. The trough in the an...
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Self immolation in Tibet
Since 2009 almost 150 Tibetans have died through self-immolation as a protest. This essay, based on a chapter in the book Ecological Health: Society, Ecology and Health , published in 2013, explores some of the ecological, social and political causes as wel...
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