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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.

EU elections: vote for a healthy planet for healthy people

HEAL showcases in a 10 day campaign 'Vote for a healthy planet for healthy people' some of the many aspects that citizens can have a say about using their vote.
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HEAL letter on EU Sibiu Summit

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Chinese private company wants to build a coal power plant on protected beach in Iskenderun Bay, Turkey

With the 2019 Belt and Road Forum in China starting today, Chinese overseas investments will…

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Vorfahrt für Gesundheit – Gesunde Mobilität, Wohlbefinden und Lebensqualität in unseren Städten fördern

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HEAL Briefing und Kurzinfo zu gesunder Mobilität

Unser neues Briefing ‚Vorfahrt für Gesundheit‘ bietet einen Überblick, welche Auswirkungen der Verkehr in Deutschland auf die Gesundheit der Menschen hat, durch Luftverschmutzung, Lärm und die Befeuerung des Klimawandels.
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Chronic Coal Pollution (Serbian) – EU action on the Western Balkans will improve health and economies across Europe

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New HEAL infographic on climate change and health

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HEAL letter on EU Sibiu Summit

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Health professionals on derogations for coal power plants: no exemptions for pollution

Bulgarian health community highlights the huge health benefits of refusing giving derogations or pollution exemptions…

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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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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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Step forward for health protection in Turkey: Proposal to extend the pollution exemptions given to privatised coal power plants withdrawn

Last night, 14 February, all political parties in the Turkish Parliament agreed to withdraw a…

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Invite: press briefing on new report – ‘Chronic Coal Pollution – EU Action on the Western Balkans will improve health and economies across Europe’

The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe and CEE Bankwatch invite…

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