ETC Human health and the environment (ETC HE)

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The European Topic Centre on Human Health and the Environment (ETC HE) is a Consortium of 10 partners with expertise in air quality, air pollution, industrial emissions, chemicals, noise and environmental health.

The lead institution of the ETC HE is the Environment and Climate Institute NILU (NO), supported by the German Environment Agency who acts as a scientific co-coordinator.

The ETC HE assists the European Environment Agency (EEA) in the following areas:

 - Better understanding of health impacts form environment and climate pressures

 - Benefits to well-being delivered by healthy environments

 - Supporting policy implementation: Air quality, Air pollutant emissions, Chemicals, Environmental noise, Industrial releases

 - Exploring links between environment/climate pressures and social inequalities, socio-economic dimensions

 - Zero pollution ambition for a toxic free environment

 - Chemical strategy for sustainability

 - Just transition.