A new publication from the EU - Disasters are defined as events whose consequences exceed the capability of civil protection and public health systems to provide necessary responses in a timely manner.
TERVEYDEN JA HYVINVOINNIN LAITOS Project context and objectives: Healthy housing and good indoor air quality are important goals of public health. Biological indoor pollution due to dampness, moistur[...]
EFA has just sent a letter to the members of the ENVI committee that next week will vote on the 7 EAP to make sure that the concerns of people with allergy, asthma and COPD are taken into account. Ch[...]
Poor air quality can have serious impacts on our health and the environment. How is Europe's air quality? What are the main sources of air pollutants? How do they affect our health and the environmen[...]
Today, the newly appointed scientists who are to provide the Commission with independent advice on scientifically complex and politically sensitive issues relating to consumer safety, public health and the environment, meet for the first time in Luxembourg.
We are encouraged to eat more fruit and vegetables as part of a healthy lifestyle but this advice could in fact be damaging our health. With ever more commercial food production, research shows that [...]
SVERIGES LANTBRUKSUNIVERSITET Project context and objectives: Replacing fossil oil with renewable resources is, due to climate changes and dwindling fossil oil reserves, perhaps the most urgent need [...]
European Commission Press release Brussels, 26 February 2013 The European Commission has proposed to better protect workers from risks linked to exposure to chemicals at the workplace. In particular,[...]
The Commission has proposed to amend five existing EU health and safety Directives on protection of workers from exposure to harmful chemicals to align them with the latest rules on classification, l[...]
In a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) entitled State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals, a group of international experts say that evidence linking hormone-mimicking chemicals to human health problems has grown stronger over the past decade, becoming a "global threat" that should be addressed.
Authors: Nikolaos Stilianakis, Sergio Consoli (JRC). Operations research is the scientific study of operations for the purpose of better decision making and management. Disasters are defined as events whose consequences exceed the capability of civil protection and public health systems to provide necessary responses in a timely manner.