Daily Archives: November 13, 2013

USA. SEHIC established a workgroup to determine indicators of climate change recognizing Pollen as one Environmental Health Indicator for Climate Change (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


USA. SEHIC established a workgroup to determine indicators of climate change recognizing Pollen as one Environmental Health Indicator for Climate Change (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) (Updated 06/08/2014) The State Environmental Public Health Indicators Collaborative (SEHIC) is a Council of State and … Continue reading

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Potential impacts of climate change and climate variability on aeroallergens. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


Potential impacts of climate change and climate variability on aeroallergens. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) In 2008 EPA announced the release of the final report entitled: A Review of the Impact of Climate Variability and Change on Aeroallergens and their Associated Effects. … Continue reading

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WHO Europe. Developing Indicators of climate change: pollen (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


WHO Europe. Developing Indicators of climate change: pollen (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) (updated 23/07/2014) In Sept 2013 the World Health Organization has released the report “Health and environment in the WHO European region: creating resilient communities and supportive environments”. In this … Continue reading

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EUROPA Press Release: Commissioners Janez Potočnik and Connie Hedegaard welcome the trilogue agreement on the new Environment Action Programme to 2020 europa.eu (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


EUROPA Press Release: Commissioners Janez Potočnik and Connie Hedegaard welcome the trilogue agreement on the new Environment Action Programme to 2020 europa.eu (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-13-591_en.htm#! Publication date 20/06/2013 12:00 Commissioners Janez Potočnik and Connie Hedegaard welcome the trilogue agreement … Continue reading

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Packaging and Packaging Waste Proposals New EU Proposal to reduce plastic bag consumption.


On 4th November 2013, the Commission adopted a proposal for a Directive to reduce the consumption of lightweight plastic bags in the EU. The proposal amends the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (94/62/EC). http://ec.europa.eu/environment/waste/packaging/legis.htm#plastic_bags

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