Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change

Health and climate change are more connected than we think. We might not reflect on it and we cannot always see how but they are hugely related. The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and [...]

December 12, 2017|Tags: , , |

INHERIT contributes to European public health

As a special feature of the 10th European Public Health Conference that took place in Stockholm, Sweden, between 1-4 November 2017, the INHERIT pre-conference “Changing lifestyles and behaviours for healthier and more sustainable societies”  contributed to the debate and helped advance [...]

November 14, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Developing Sustainable Future Scenarios

Organized by EuroHealthNet at the L42 venue in Brussels, this INHERIT workshop brought together over 50 participants from civil society, European institutions, national health institutes and ministries to brainstorm, debate and advance four scenarios for [...]

September 28, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Do Good Save Food: Fighting Food Waste

Do Good Save Food is a 2017 programme conducted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).  The project specifically targets children, working to communicate the key elements needed to reduce food waste.   The FAO [...]

May 15, 2017|

Eating less meat will slow climate change

Research shows that about 20% of all greenhouse gases are produced by livestock. This alarming statistic makes additional research, like the 2016 Oxford Martin School’s study increasingly relevant. This study aims to determine how different [...]

Palm Oil: Reliable Biofuel or Environmental Nightmare?

On March 9, 2017, the European Parliament's committee on environment and food safety released a report addressing the issue of palm oil related deforestation and its consequences for humans and the environment. Several stakeholders, namely [...]