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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,, +32 (0)2 234 36 40

Grenzwertige Debatte: Der Streit um Stickoxide ist vor allem eins: Symptom für die verschlafene Mobilitätswende

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Press release: EU action on Western Balkans’ chronic coal pollution is a unique opportunity to improve health and productivity

Sixteen outdated coal power plants in the Western Balkans are a public health and economic liability for the whole of Europe, with people in the EU bearing the majority of the health impacts and costs, according to a new report by the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), Sandbag, Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, CEE Bankwatch Network and Europe Beyond Coal. The European Union (EU) needs to use all of the tools available to improve health, prolong lives, save health costs and increase productivity both in the EU and in the Western Balkan region.
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Leading health groups gravely concerned over questioning of air science and health protection standards

The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA), the European Federation…

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Joint open letter: EU air quality laws protect our health – Germany must respect them

Open Letter by health, environmental, transport and legal civil society organisations, including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cancer patients
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Health and Environment Alliance zu Gesundheitsauswirkungen von Luftverschmutzung

Die Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) vertritt 70 Mitgliedsorganisationen auf internationaler, europäischer, nationaler und lokaler…

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Indoor air quality test in primary schools of six European capitals – take part!

Calling London Primary Schools Is the air in London's class rooms clean? The health impacts…

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