Stuff: Budget 2020 spending on climate could improve public health resilience, experts say

Article on Budget 2020 and letter from health professionals asking for focus on climate change. Article includes comments from OraTaiao Co-convenor, Dr Alex Macmillan, "the Government can't let us go back to business as usual, because that business as usual was both unhealthy and unfair." 

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Stuff.co.nz: We need to talk about Vegans: should New Zealand embrace a meatless future?

Article on the merits of a plant-based diet, and changing consumer behaviour, with comments from OraTaiao Co-convenor Dr Alexandra Macmillan.

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Otago Daily Times: Study finds plant-based diet could save climate

Article on research showing the emissions reductions, health benefits, and health cost savings which could be achieved from NZ moving to a plant-based diet, with comments from study author and OraTaiao member, Jono Drew and OraTaiao Co-convenor, Dr Alexandra Macmillan. ""Fortunately, foods that are health-promoting tend also to be those that are climate friendly."

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Newshub: Schools' climate change resource right about meat - study

Interview with OraTaiao Co-convenor Dr Alexandra Macmillan on the impact of diet and food production on greenhouse gas emissions. 

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Stuff.co.nz: Plant-based diets a 'win-win' for health, reducing greenhouse gas emissions - study

Article on the emissions reductions, health benefits, and health cost savings which could be achieved from NZ moving to a plant-based diet, with comments from OraTaiao Co-convenor Dr Alexandra Macmillan.

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NZ Herald: Plant-based diet: The case to help slash emissions and save billions

Article on the the emissions reductions, health benefits, and health cost savings which could be achieved from NZ moving to a plant-based diet, with comments from study author and OraTaiao member, Jono Drew and OraTaiao Co-convenor, Dr Alexandra Macmillan.

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Stuff.co.nz: Wildfires, disease and food loss predicted for world's climate future - research

Article on findings from the 2019 report - Lancet Countdown on climate change and health with comments from Dr Alexandra Macmillan, OraTaiao Co-convenor.

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Stuff.co.nz: 'Plant based' diet could cut disease, hospital costs and emissions, NZ health sector says

Article on the benefits of a sustainable diet and why we need a strong Zero Carbon Bill with quotes from Dr Alexandra Macmillan, OraTaiao Co-convenor.

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NZ Herald: 'Show us how it's done' - 22 leading NZ academics who back the School Strike 4 Climate

Article on the School Strikes for Climate with comments by Co-convenors Dr Alex Macmillan and Dr Rhys Jones.

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Stuff.co.nz: Māori are among the most vulnerable to climate change

Article on how Māori communities are facing up to threats of coastal erosion and flooding as a result of climate change, with comments from Dr Rhys Jones, OraTaiao Co-convenor.

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