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).

NZ Doctor: "Climate change urgency nowhere to be seen"
by Virginia McMillan

"The healthcare sector should be on the way to net zero carbon emissions by 2050, but you wouldn't know it, says climate change expert and specialist GP Dermot Coffey.

"Decarbonisation has to happen across the sector, and it needs a top-down approach because, otherwise, DHBs and general practices will make changes in a 'Wild West', ad hoc way, Dr Coffey says."

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