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HEAL responds to Serbian Minister of Energy on Unpaid Health Bill report
The Serbian Minister of Energy questioned HEAL’s evidence on the huge health costs associated with air pollution from coal power plants in Serbia, as part of an assessment for the Western Balkans. HEAL reacted with an open letter how coal power plants make us sick. Read more…
HEAL in Poland on air quality and renewable energy sources
Last month HEAL in Poland spoke at two important events on health impacts of air pollution, benefits of healthy energy solutions and the high importance of renewable energy developments. Poland is a country where almost 90 percent of electricity still come from coal. Read more…
Healthy Energy Initiative - Health Impacts of Energy Choices - A Briefing Paper for the Health Community
Healthy Energy Initiative - From Extraction to Renewal: A Global Campaign for Healthy Energy
HEAL Webinar series COP21 – Recordings
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5 – 12, Paris, France: International Environmental Film Festival
The Unpaid Health Bill: How coal power plants make us sick presents the first-ever economic assessment of the health costs associated with air pollution from coal power plants in Europe as well as testimonies from leading health advocates, medical experts and policy makers on why they are concerned about coal.
The report develops recommendations for policy-makers and the health community on how to address the unpaid health bill and ensure that it is taken into account in future energy decisions.
For a brief summary of the report see HEAL’s coal and health postcard
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