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New Paper Documents Wide Disparity in Aid Allocation.

A new paper published in the Annals of Global Health from GAHP, in collaboration with researchers from Fordham University, documents the wide disparity in aid allocation for pollution reduction as compared to other threats to global health. Although modern pollution – pollution attributable to industrialization and urbanization – is responsible for nearly 6 million deaths […]

GAHP Partners with Clean Air Fund

GAHP and Pure Earth are partnering with the Clean Air Fund to produce a report analyzing both the health and climate benefits of air pollution interventions underway across the globe. It will further understanding of the co-benefits, feasibility and costs of various interventions and policies, and is supported by the Clean Air Fund, a new […]

Businesses Report Carbon Emissions, Why Not Pollution and Health Impacts?

By Richard Fuller, President, Pure Earth, Secretariat for the GAHP. Mandatory reporting of carbon emissions is the law for many businesses in some 40 countries worldwide. But reporting of companies’ impact on pollution and health is unheard of, even though pollution has been confirmed as the largest environmental cause of premature death and disease in […]

Upcoming GAHP Annual Meeting + Incorporation

GAHP will be holding two meetings in Geneva, Switzerland, next week for members and stakeholders. Details are below: Preparatory Meeting 7th May 2019 15:00 – 18:00 Geneva time UN Environment House, Room 3, 11-13 Chemin des Anémones, Geneva, Switzerland Annual Meeting 8th May 2019 18:30 – 20:30 Geneva time L’Ariana Restaurant, 83 Rue de Montbrillant, Geneva, Switzerland During […]

GAHP Incorporation: Stakeholder Feedback Addressed

Thank you for your participation in the GAHP incorporation stakeholder consultation process – the feedback was overwhelmingly positive and very helpful. We received more than 65 responses, and written and verbal feedback from many of you. A document outlining your key concerns and how they have been addressed will be disseminated to participating stakeholders along […]

Discussing Crop Burning and Air Pollution on France 24

A new study by the European Heart Journal reveals that air pollution is twice as deadly as once thought, that it is killing more people than smoking, and that it causes an extra 800,000 deaths in Europe alone. Pure Earth President Richard Fuller discussed the global threat with France 24, bringing up the issue of […]

Sharing Insights on Lead Poisoning and Batteries at the Green Tent Event at UNEA4

Pure Earth’s Drew McCartor, Jill Hanna, and Brian Wilson (pictured above, from l to r) from the International Lead Association, who is also a Pure Earth Technical Advistory Board member, led a Green Tent panel at UNEA4 on lead poisoning and the informal used lead-acid batteries recycling and manufacturing industry. The event drew about 30 participants, including […]

Partnering to Solve Pollution Problems

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