POLICY PAPER: Zero-Pollution Ambition Prioritising citizens’ health & well-being

The Environment Working Group is proud to present its 2020 Policy Paper, focusing on how the Commission’s Zero-Pollution Ambition can protect citizens’ health & well-being.

The Environment Working Group is chaired by Tsvetelina Filipova, Lead on Governance and SDGs, Senior Policy Analyst at the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP).

To ensure the health & well-being of all Europe­ans citizens, EU policies need to address the effects of environmental pollution as well as ecosystem destruction on human health. Large-scale environmental challenges such as climate change, biodiversity loss, water and air pollu­tion, as well as soil degradation have wide-ranging, long-term, and irreversible im­pacts on human health.

Read our full paper with recommendations below:

Our 2020 Environment Policy Paper

Our 2020 Environment Policy Paper - Infographic

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