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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.

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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Revamping buildings improves the climate, public health and social equality

If we combine the current quest for energy efficient buildings with an equal quest for better health and more equal societies, we have the chance to limit global warming to 1.5°C. That also means alleviating poverty, improving energy security and creating not only greener but healthier, more equal and enjoyable cities with fewer respiratory and heart diseases, better mental health and happier citizens.
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Future of EU financing for environmental health action under threat

Ahead of a debate in the European Parliament’s Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, HEAL urges Members of the EP to prioritise health in the next EU budget cycle.
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