David Shearman

David Shearman

David Shearman is a physician, E/Professor of Medicine (Adelaide University) and was previously on Faculty at Edinburgh (Scotland) and Yale (USA) Universities.

David is Hon Secretary of Doctors for the Environment Australia http://www.dea.org.au, which concerns itself with links between the environment and human health and is a Board Member of the International Climate and Health Council and the International Society of Doctors for the Environment.

Books and articles by David on the topics of environmental health, climate change, governance and world civilisation can be found at http://www.davidshearman.org

Articles by David Shearman

Stuff Adelaide Oval, let’s fix the environment first

Stuff Adelaide Oval, let’s fix the environment first

27 Apr 11 Good health is fundamental to our lives, so in assessing whether a government decision is good, bad or just acceptable…... Read more

Big Coal: A burning economic and health issue

Big Coal: A burning economic and health issue

17 Mar 11 The health effects of radiation in the wake of Japan’s disaster are still unclear - see here or here for…... Read more

Science, not vested interests, must shape population policy

Science, not vested interests, must shape population policy

24 Feb 11 Many doctors are concerned that an overcrowded world will be unhealthy, unhappy and hungry; we must not allow Australia to…... Read more

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