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Climate change threatens the basic elements of life such as access to clean air, water, food and shelter – and with that human health. But climate action could be the greatest global health opportunity of the 21st century.

HEAL works with Global organisations like UNFCCC, UNEP and WHO, with European and national decision-makers as well as environmental organisations towards climate and energy policies putting human health at the centre of their priorities.

New HEAL infographic on climate change and health

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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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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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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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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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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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