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Press contact: Elke Zander elke@env-health.org

NGO letter to REACH Committee regarding lead stabilisers in PVC

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A chemicals strategy as part of the European Green Deal: time to deliver

Health and environmental groups wrote to incoming Commission president Ursula von der Leyen today about the EU's golden opportunity to set out a long-term chemicals strategy that prioritises health and environmental protection under the European Green Deal. 
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Citizen science air quality monitoring in and around Parisian schools confirms the need to cut air pollution from transport to protect health

Brussels/Paris, 18 September 2019 - A citizens’ science monitoring project at six nurseries and primary…

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Particulate air pollution found in and around classrooms in Sofia underlines urgency to act for clean air

Brussels/Sofia, 17 September 2019 - The quality of air inside and outside primary schools in…

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Berlin citizen science monitoring shows outdoor air pollution travels indoors to classrooms

Brussels/Berlin, 16 September 2019 - Traffic pollution urgently has to be further tackled in Berlin…

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NGO letter to REACH Committee regarding lead stabilisers in PVC

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A chemicals strategy as part of the European Green Deal: time to deliver

Health and environmental groups wrote to incoming Commission president Ursula von der Leyen today about the EU's golden opportunity to set out a long-term chemicals strategy that prioritises health and environmental protection under the European Green Deal. 
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36 organisations call for EU food policy and Vice-President for Food in open letter to EU Commission President

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Why regulation is the key to protecting today’s and future children from toxic plastic toys

by Genon K. Jensen, Executive Director at HEAL It’s encouraging to see that plastic pollution…

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The climate emergency is a medical one – health sector issues prescription for a healthy future

Today, HEAL launches the Prescription for a Healthy Energy Future for Europe, to shine a light on the health benefits the transformation of the energy sector will bring, and bring to the forefront those areas where change is urgently needed. We will eventually include transport and food production as well.
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Grenzwertige Debatte: Der Streit um Stickoxide ist vor allem eins: Symptom für die verschlafene Mobilitätswende

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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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Diesel-Hick-Hack wird auf dem Rücken unserer Gesundheit ausgetragen

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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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