In recent years, and with growing intensity since the adoption of the Paris Agreement, the concept of environmental health has emerged as a fundamental prism through which to analyse the complex interplay between global health and environmental law. Environmental risks, ranging from soil, water and air pollution to waste management and land use change, are nowContinue reading “New book chapter: EU biodiversity law and its health impacts”
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Environmental determinants of health: how can global health governance contribute?
The following opinion piece has appeared, in two different forms, on Sense & Sustainability and in ASviS‘s newsletter. According to a 2012 study by the World Health Organization (WHO), environmental factors are directly or indirectly responsible for almost 13 million deaths worldwide, or about twenty-three percent of all deaths. Overall, more than one third ofContinue reading “Environmental determinants of health: how can global health governance contribute?”