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Clean air for health

Breathing is the most basic human function to sustain life. And yet, air pollution remains the largest environmental health risk in Europe, despite increasing awareness of the health impacts of air pollution over decades and various policy initiatives at international, European, national, regional and city levels.

Do you live in a city? This is what air pollution is doing to us.


Health impacts and health costs of diesel emissions in the EU

The Invisible Killer: the health burden from air pollution in Europe

Lancet Countdown & EPHA Policy Briefing I Tackling Climate Change and Air Pollution

Latest Developments

Analysis & Opinion

Recipe for a healthy EU Green Deal

The EU Green Deal is a public health strategy to its core and people’s health will benefit tremendously if its actions are properly designed and implemented

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Past Events

A matter of life or death

25 April 2019

Ella was only 9 years old when she succumbed to an asthma attack linked to the illegal levels of air pollution in the United Kingdom.

Paying to breathe

27 November 2018

The European Diesel Summit

6 November 2018

Do you have a question?

Meet our Clean Air for Health Policy Lead.

Zoltán Massay-Kosubek

Policy Manager for Health Policy Coherence
+32 2 233 3872

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