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Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change – 2017 report

The 2017 report of The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change shows that climate change is already a critical public health issue. Its findings outline the various ways climate change is affecting the health of people across the planet today.

Podcast – The Lancet Countdown

Nick Watts discusses the Lancet Countdown paper about importance of climate change to health, and tracking alterations to create positive changes for human health.

Chennai chokes on Deepavali, air pollution at hazardous levels

Deepavali saw Chennai choking from toxic fumes. The city was smothered in a blanket of dense smog on Wednesday as Chennai recorded one of the highest levels of air pollution across India. According to the Central Pollution Control Board’s (CPCB) data, the monitoring...

Emissions from Eskom and Sasol killing Highveld residents – report

People on the Highveld are dying prematurely and suffering from respiratory and cardiac illnesses because of the government’s controversial non-enforcement of minimum emission standards for Eskom and Sasol. This is one of the findings released on Monday in a damning...

Christiana Figueres: The Air Is Making Us Sick, But We Could Fix It

Rising air pollution levels in our cities that impact the health of people and planet are becoming impossible to ignore. So much so that China closed the last working coal power plant in Beijing this March, paving the way to a future of clean energy and air for its...

Utah Needs a Breath of Fresh Air

The EPA recently labeled two Utah communities as “serious” nonattainment areas, because a 2015 deadline for complance with federal small-partciulate pollution rules was missed. The Salt Lake City and Provo metro areas are the two that received the designation. While...

Chennai’s air pollution alarmingly toxic: Study

CHENNAI: A study conducted by the Coastal Resource Centre has revealed that the air quality in Chennai is alarmingly toxic. Shattering the commonly held belief that only industrial regions and parts of north Chennai need to worry about air pollution, the study showed...

Chcemy czystego powietrza. Zaczęła się kampania Demaskujemy Smog

W kampanię Demaskujemy Smog (Unmask My City), która objęła 10 krajów na pięciu kontynentach, zaangażowali się przedstawiciele organizacji lekarskich i specjaliści zdrowia publicznego. Także z Polski. Artykuł otwarty w ramach bezpłatnego limitu prenumeraty cyfrowej...

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INTERNATIONAL OUTLET

UK

Illegal levels of toxic air blight 70% of medical centres in central London (23/6/17)

Visual Stories of Air Pollution – Climate Visuals

Brazil

Rádio Brasil Atual (12/5/17)

Campanha mobiliza médicos em combate à poluição nas cidades (Catraca Livre)

https://www.facebook.com/CatracaLivre/posts/1644202185616786

Médicos de vários países lançam campanha contra poluição do ar (Mobilize)

Campanha global contra poluição do ar mobiliza profissionais de saúde (Revista Ecológico)

Campanha mobiliza médicos em combate à poluição nas cidades (Cetesb)

Campanha global contra poluição do ar mobiliza profissionais de saúde em busca de soluções nas cidades (Jornal Dia Dia)

Campanha global contra poluição do ar mobiliza profissionais de saúde em busca de soluções nas cidades (The Nature World)

Campanha global contra poluição do ar mobiliza profissionais de saúde em busca de soluções nas cidades (Surgiu)

Campanha quer avanço na medição da qualidade do ar (Diário Comércio, Indústria & Serviços)

Campanha mobiliza médicos em combate à poluição nas cidades (Aprobio)

Profissionais de saúde se mobilizam contra poluição urbana (Envolverde)

Campanha global contra poluição do ar mobiliza profissionais da saúde em busca de soluções nas cidades (Antes que a natureza morra)

Profissionais de saúde se mobilizam contra poluição urbana (TV Meio Ambiente)

Campanha global contra poluição do ar mobiliza profissionais de saúde (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte – UFRN)

São Paulo sem máscara: respirar tem que ser seguro! (Procoletivo)

USA

Common Dreams – Unmasking Our Cities From Air Pollution Will Require Local, State, and Federal Climate Solutions

Clean Technica – Tiny Air Quality Monitors Are Helping Air Pollution Tracking Go Public

Utah Stories – Healthy Cities, Healthy People

Advocates urge public action on Utah air quality (Salt Lake Tribune)

The Utah Examiner (The Legal Examiner)

 

Poland

Chcemy czystego powietrza. Zaczęła się kampania Demaskujemy Smog (Gazeta Wyborcza)

Demaskujemy smog przez cały rok! (Poradnik Zdrowie)

Demaskujemy smog przez cały rok! (Medycyna Praktyczna)

Kampania “Demaskujemy smog przez cały rok!” (Warszawski Uniwersytet Medyczny)

HEAL ruszył z kampanią: Demaskujemy Smog Przez Cały Rok! (Smoglab.pl)

13th WIMC – Warsaw International Medical Congress | Warszawski Uniwersytet Medyczny | donderdag, 11. mei 2017 (WIMC)

Czy lekarze mogą wpływać na poprawę jakości powietrza w Polsce? O tym prof. Tadeusz Zielonka (Tok.fm)

W Polsce ponad 40 tys. osób rocznie umiera z powodu smogu (Gazeta Wyborcza)

„Problem smogu nie znika z końcem sezonu grzewczego” (Smoglab.pl)

GIOŚ za obniżeniem poziomów alarmowych ws. smogu (Gram w zielone)

Demaskujemy smog przez cały rok! (Polskie Towarzystwo Alergologiczne)

Lekarze a walka ze smogiem (Medycyna praktyczna)

Horyzonty: smog i zanieczyszczenia groźne nie tylko w zimie (Radio RDC)

 

India

‘Chennai’s posh areas not pollution free’

 

Australia
Medical experts say lending to Adani is the same as supporting big tobacco

 

South Africa
Making our cities healthier by unmasking them – Zero Carbon Africa Daily

PROMISES:All gone up in smoke – IOL

Emissions from Eskom and Sasol killing Highveld residents – report – IOL

 

Blogs

Making our cities healthier by unmasking them (Blogactive.eu) (ALSO HERE)

Unmask My City: Anti-air pollution campaign launched in Europe (CSH Networks)

#UnmaskMyCity | Health Organization Leaders Launch Global Campaign on Air Pollution (HCWH)

Unmasking Our Cities From Air Pollution Will Require Local, State, and Federal Climate Solutions (Common Dreams)