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According to WHO, indoor and outdoor air pollution is the largest single environmental health risk, causing numerable non noncommunicable diseases, such as cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, stroke and lung cancer as well as increasing the risk for acute respiratory infections.

HEAL works with Global, European, national and local partners and decision-makers to decrease those preventable diseases and to protect those most vulnerable – pregnant women, children, the elderly and those already ill or poor.

Billige Kohle kommt der Gesundheit teuer zu stehen

Dass Kohle schlecht fürs Klima ist, wissen die meisten. Weniger bekannt sind die Gesundheitsbelastungen durch die Kohleverstromung. Ein neues Briefing der Health and Environment Alliance beleuchtet die gesundheitlichen Folgen der Braunkohlenutzung und plädiert für einen schnellen Ausstieg.
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Linyit kömürü: sağlık etkileri ve sağlık sektöründen tavsiyeler

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Die gesundheitlichen Folgen von Braunkohle und Empfehlungen des Gesundheitssektors

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Lignite coal – health effects and recommendations from the health sector

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HEAL Poland report on the impact of climate change on health

HEAl's office in Poland, together with the Polish Climate Coalition has published a report on 'The impact of climate change on health in Poland' - now the Executive Summary is available in English
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Toolkit on ‘Communicating on air quality and health’

In spite of the work carried out by the EU institutions, the Member States, many…

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Green 10 to Commission VP Timmermans on protecting civil society in Germany

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NGO statement urging Turkish decision makers to step up at COP24

More than 25 NGOs working in Turkey released a joint statement urging Turkish decision makers…

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Letter to EU ministers on Capacity Mechanisms

HEAL as one of 31 networks and organisation has ahead of the upcoming trilogue meeting…

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Health groups urge German coal commission for quick phase out date

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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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Green NGOs welcome environmental commitments in Brexit deal

After almost two years of negotiations, an agreement on the UK's withdrawal from the EU,…

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