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HEAL’s office in Germany works with a diverse range of health stakeholders to prevent disease and health impacts from environmental and climate threats and advocate for policy changes in the country and beyond.

Our current activities focus on climate, energy and air quality issues, in particular energy deliberations, given that 40% of Germany’s electricity generation still stems from health-harming coal power generation. Over the next months, HEAL and partners will also start addressing transport issues, to advance solutions for healthy, air quality and climate-friendly mobility in Germany’s urban areas.

Contact person:
Anne Stauffer, anne@env-health.org, +32 (0)2 234 36 40

New HEAL infographic on climate change and health

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Health groups call for greater EU leadership in tackling climate change

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

During COP24, several events will shed light on the health impacts of climate change, the…

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