EU Member States adopt revised EDC proposal – A step in the right direction, but not enough
Representatives from the European Member States in the EU Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SCOPAFF) today voted in favour of a revised European Commission proposal on identification criteria for endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs)
Boosting Health by Improving Air Quality in the Balkans
This briefing provides an assessment of the health benefits and saved costs that will be achieved when air pollution control following Energy Community rules are in place for coal and lignite power stations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia in the Western Balkans, and demonstrates that quick and comprehensive action to drive down emissions will boost the benefits.
Reducing air pollution from coal power plants in the Western Balkans would save thousands of lives annually
Swift and significant emission cuts by Europe’s top polluters under new rules would boost health and reduce healthcare costs.
Third UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya
This year’s UNEA3 was all about health and pollution under the theme ; 'Towards A Pollution-Free Planet'. For the first time, HEAL sent a delegation to Nairobi: Vijoleta Gordeljevic and Eva…
Human exposure to preventable environmental chemicals is resulting in health costs of 10% of global GDP
Cost study prompts call to put health at the top of the policy agenda.