A coalition of nine doctor and health organisations has joined the global Unmask My City initiative, calling for greater urgency in achieving clean air in Sofia, Unmask My City (UMC) initiative said in a statement, adding that the Bulgarian capital is one of the most polluted cities in the whole European Union (EU).
Brussels/Sofia, 31 May 2018 - A coalition of nine doctor and health organisations has today joined the global Unmask My City initiative, calling for greater urgency in achieving clean air in Sofia. The Bulgarian capital is one of the most polluted cities in the whole...
Unmask My City is a campaign led by healthcare professionals to call on governments around the world to act on air pollution. It launched globally in 10 cities on the 1st of May 2017 and is coordinated by The Global Climate and Health Alliance (GCHA) and its...
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.
Nick Watts discusses the Lancet Countdown paper about importance of climate change to health, and tracking alterations to create positive changes for human health.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Organisations representing asthma patients have called on the EU governments to stick to their air quality commitments to protect citizens’ health and public budgets. On the occasion of the World Asthma Day (2 May), asthma patients heated up the debate on indoor and...
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