Professor Colin Butler

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Professor Colin Butler

Name: Professor Colin Butler
Position: Academic
Organisation: University of Canberra
Department/Division: Faculty of Health
Organisation type: Academic
Website: www.canberra.edu.au
Primary Areas: Environment (Sustainability)
Medicine & Medical Research
Expertise: Global environmental change; climate change and health; global ecosystem change; global inequality; population and development; global "claste" system; sustainability; futures; eco-social interactions; conflict; Buddhism and science; public health; environmental epidemiology; ethics; intergenerational inequality, limits to growth, ethics
Notes: Co-founder BODHI, Health-Earth, founding board member Doctors for Envt Aust; rural general practitioner: 1988-1996; co-editor EcoHealth (2010-2013); About 130 articles and chapters, Edited books: "Climate Change and Global Health" (CABI, UK); Health of People, Places and Planet. Reflections based on Tony McMichael’s four decades of contribution to epidemiological understanding (ANU Press)