Many diseases and conditions are linked to contaminants in our environments. The science on the health impacts of environmental pollution is growing. This environmental burden of disease could be prevented or limited by stronger policy action.
News on our policy work
CETA is an unhealthy deal: lessons to be learnt for future EU trade policy
The European Parliament in the presence of Canadian Prime Minister has rubber-stamped the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada. Read more…
HEAL supports letter on environmental taxes to drive a sustainable EU budget
The EU budget in its current form is not a driver of sustainable development – neither in terms of how revenues are raised, nor how they are spent. HEAL joins policy makers, academics, businesses and civil society to call for innovative budget reform post-2020. Read more…
#StopGlyphosate ECI. Protect our health, sign our petition today!
Help us spread the word about fossil fuels subsidies and get involved in ‘Choose Health, End Fossil Fuel Subsidies’.
SumOfUs petition to reject Commission proposal on EDCs criteria. Petition is also available in French, Spanish, and in German.
Become a supporter of the EDC-Free Europe coalition!
Nominate and vote on your subsidy in the European Fossil Fuel Subsidies Awards
Joint publication: The Unhealthy Side Effects of CETA
Open letter to Members of REACH Committee on D4D5, phthalates, and nanoforms
Letter to the EP Environment Committee - EDCs: One more way CETA endangers public health and the environment
HEAL’s Healthy Energy Position Paper
EPHA leaflet ’The Unhealthy Side Effects of CETA (Contribution by HEAL and CIEL)
HEAL Activity Report 2015
HEAL supports urgent call for signatories: Health for 55% of the world’s population
Healthy Energy Initiative showcases HEAL’s work
Europe’s Dark Cloud : How coal-burning countries are making their neighbours sick (Joint report by HEAL, CAN E, WWF Europe and Sandbag)
A briefing on fossil fuel subsidies and health (English - Turkish) and a Q&A overview on fossil fuel subsidies and their consequences on climate and health (English - Turkish)
The Unpaid Health Bill - How coal power plants in the Western Balkans make us sick
Youtube video: Health professionals in action for Healthy Energy and Climate, 4 December 2015
Why health concerns should prompt an ambitious Paris package, Outreach magazine, 7 December 2015
HEAL in GCHA Report as member organisation: Health and Climate at COP21 and beyond
Better Regulation Watchdog: Open letter in response to proposal for EU wide ‘regulatory burden’ target
Let’s HEAL the environment, HEAL contribution to ABCF newsletter
Coal Atlas by Heinrich Boll Stiftung and Friends of the Earth International includes HEAL figures
Healthy Energy Initiative - Health Impacts of Energy Choices - A Briefing Paper for the Health Community
Healthy Energy Initiative - From Extraction to Renewal: A Global Campaign for Healthy Energy
HEAL leaflet in Turkish
HEAL leaflet updated in German and Polish
HEAL in Poland website www.healpolska.pl
HEAL Annual Review 2013
1-2 March, Brussels, Belgium: European Parliament Plenary
13-16 March, Strasbourg, France: European Parliament Plenary
3-6 April, Strasbourg, France: European Parliament Plenary
7 April: World Health Day
26-27 April, Brussels, Belgium: European Parliament Plenary
28 April: World Day for Safety and Health at Work
Learn more about HEAL’s views and policy work on Environment and Health