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More action needed to protect Europe’s most vulnerable citizens from environmental hazards

Targeted action is needed to better protect the poor, the elderly and children from environmental hazards, such as air and noise pollution and extreme temperatures. The European Environment Agency report ' Unequal exposure and unequal impacts: social vulnerability to air pollution, noise and extreme temperatures in Europe’ warns that the health of Europe’s most vulnerable citizens remains disproportionately affected by these hazards.

Read more on the EEA website.

Date: 04 Feb 2019
Filed under: climate, weather, extremes