Stuff: Flying doctors - will health workers break their high-emitting habits?

Article on the climate harming emissions produced by international travel in the health sector, with comments from OraTaiao Co-convenor Dr Dermot Coffey. Read here

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NZ Doctor: Cascade of impacts, an ambitious plan - Already vulnerable people at highest risk from climate change

Article on the impacts of climate change on vulnerable communities and the need to factor equity into solutions and elevate mātauranga Māori knowledge, with quotes from OraTaiao Co-convenor Dr Dermot Coffey. Read here.

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NZ Doctor: Climate change urgency nowhere to be seen

Interview with OraTaiao Co-convenor Dr Dermot Coffey on health sector emissions, and the need for a sustainability unit in the new health agencies. Read here (subscribers only).

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Stuff: Gas stoves bad news for household health and the climate, researchers say

Article on the health and climate impacts of cooking with gas stoves, includes comments from OraTaiao Co-convenor Dr Dermot Coffey. Read here.

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NZ Herald: COP26 climate change conference 2021 ends, so where did it get us?

Article about the results of the UN Climate Change Conference COP26, including comment from OraTaiao Co-convenor Dr Dermot Coffey. Read here.

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Newsroom: COP26 - ‘World-leading’ Covid response exposes climate failure

Article about NZ government's weak response to the climate crisis, includes interview with OraTaiao Co-convenor Dr Dermot Coffey. Read here.

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Stuff: Surgical waste requires culture shift for climate goals

Article about reducing the carbon footprint of surgery in Aotearoa, NZ, with comments from OraTaiao Co-convenor, Dr Dermot Coffey. Read here.

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Stuff: Climate change: Calls for public health expert to be appointed to commission

Article about OraTaiao and other health professional organisations asking for a public health expert to be appointed to the Climate Change Commission. Read here.

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Stuff: Fix public transport to stop fossil fuel pollution deaths, climate expert says

Article on new air pollution study showing deaths from burning fossil fuels with comments by OraTaiao Co-convenor, Dr Dermot Coffey, including recommending a “rapidly decarbonising society”. Read here.

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Stuff.co.nz: ACT, NZ First policies ignore, worsen climate change – health advocates

Article on New Zealand's General Election 2020 and OraTaiao's scorecard rating political parties' policies on climate change & health. Includes comments by Dr Dermot Coffey. Read here.

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