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Pollution Info-session # 1 – How to Remediate Lead-Contaminated Sites

  John Keith will share his global experiences in remediating lead-contaminated sites in the first Pollution Info-Session. Mr. Keith is an environmental executive and engineer with over 40 years experience in industry and government. He has directed many contamination remediation projects in the U.S. and throughout the world. In 2010 he spent 3 months in […]

GAHP Updates: Jan. 2017

We hope this update finds you well and looking forward to a healthy and Happy New Year! Important Updates: As you know, the Commission Report is now with The Lancet undergoing peer-review. We are hoping for a publication date in April 2017. The Commission communications campaign will begin this Thursday, January 12, 2017, and continue […]

GAHP Updates: Nov. 2016

The Global Commission on Pollution and Health has been submitted to all GAHP members for final review and comment. If you are a GAHP member and did NOT receive a copy, please email Rachael at rachael@pureearth.org immediately. Comments/edits are due in track changes by 14th November to Elena Rahona at elena@pureearth.org. New and Noteworthy New report from […]

GAHP Updates: Aug/Sept 2016

The next GAHP annual meeting will take place on October 6, 2016. For details about attending, please contact rachael@pureearth.org New and Noteworthy New Report: Duty To Prevent Childhood Exposures The U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Toxics, Baskut Tuncak, has released his 2016 report on our collective “Duty To Prevent Childhood Exposures” from toxic chemicals […]

GAHP Updates: June/July 2016

New and Noteworthy A draft of the Global Commission on Pollution, Health and Development report was circulated to a wide group of reviewers in June. Some excellent comments were received and discussed at the June meeting in New York. Comments have been incorporated and the next draft will be available soon for review. Publication of the Commission […]

New Lancet Editorial

A new editorial on air pollution published by The Lancet explores the need for cooperation and calls for transformative efforts to reduce its burden of disease. It lists the work being done by the global Commission on Pollution, Health and Development as a crucial component of any global solution. Read the full editorial here or reproduced […]

Global Braintrust On Pollution Meets To Continue Work On Paradigm-Shifting Report

Traveling from across the globe, 20 Commissioners from the new global Commission on Pollution, Health and Development convened for two days in New York City for a detailed review and rigorous discussion of a research and policy draft report that could change the way pollution is viewed and funded by key decision-makers. The report is scheduled to be published by […]

Full house at GAHP’s UNEA2 event

Over 100 people attended GAHP’s event at ‪UNEA2‬ on May 27 to learn more about “Pollution: The Largest Cause Of Death On The Planet – A Lancet Report In The Making.”‪ GAHP has convened a “global pollution brain trust” of leaders to produce a report, The Global Commission on Pollution, Health + Development, that will be […]

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