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Luftqualität: Gesundheit durch neue Standards schützen

Luftqualität: Gesundheit durch neue Standards schützen Hohe Risiken für akute und chronische Krankheiten durch Feinstaub und Stickstoffdioxid Hannover/Brüssel, 28.10.2022. Die Gefahr ist unsichtbar: Luftverschmutzung ist ein großer umweltbedingter Risikofaktor für die…

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Letter to European Commission: Civil society vision on how the EU can deliver the European Green Deal and address the multiple crises we face

The Green 10 wrote to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Vice President Frans Timmermans, Vice President Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, Commissioners Thierry Breton and Virginijus Sinkevičius to express their concern that the Commission’s Letter of Intent listing priority initiatives for 2023 failed to mention a number of the priority legislative files expected for the European Commission to publish in 2023 based on earlier plans by the European Commission.
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100+ organisations call for stricter, WHO aligned EU air pollution limits

Exactly one year after the World Health Organization (WHO), after a systematic review of the science, published new Global Air Quality Guidelines with recommendations for maximum concentrations of the major air pollutants, more than 100 organisations in 17 EU countries have called on their health and environment ministers to save lives and protect nature from air pollution with science-based EU air quality standards.
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Letter to MEPs: Wood burning harms our health and fuels climate change

HEAL, together with the German Alliance on Climate Change and Health (KLUG e.V.), the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA), the German Public Health Association (DGPH) and KlimaDocs e.V. has today sent a letter to Members of European Parliament calling on them to stop classifying wood as a renewable energy source in RED III and to end subsidies for wood as an energy source.
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Mental health and cities

Our new infographic explores the links between cities, climate change, air pollution and mental health - and how we can create mental health-friendly cities. Available in English and Polish.

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