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Health groups call for greater EU leadership in tackling climate change

  • 29th November 2018
New research published in The Lancet medical journal today shows that emissions, climate change and rising temperatures are already exposing people everywhere to an unacceptably high health risk. The independent, interdisciplinary research collaboration Lancet Countdown identified that last year globally, 157 million more vulnerable people were subjected to a heatwave than in 2000.
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Spotlight on climate change and health

  • 28th November 2018

During COP24, several events will shed light on the health impacts of climate change, the opportunities to boost health through ambitious climate mitigation, and the need for health sector engagement.…

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Toxic Soup: Dioxins in Plastic Toys

  • 23rd November 2018
A new study, "Toxic Soup: Dioxins in Plastic Toys", shows alarming levels of very toxic brominated dioxins in eight toys and one hair clip made of recycled plastic stemming from electronic waste.
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