Presentation to PCE hearings on IRP 2018

23 Oct, 2018 • Climate, Energy and Health SIG News Back to SIG News

Engage for a broad cross-section of health sector partners to advocate for healthy energy policy, prevent climate and air pollution-related diseases, and promote approaches for healthy living.

Key Points

1. Energy is a major public health issue
2. Human health is the “bottom line” of global climate change
3. A Just Energy Transition from coal to renewable energy will improve public health in SA and mitigate global climate change

Energy is a MAJOR Public Health Issue

Invisible Killer

Source Link
Air pollution – a leading cause of NCD deaths


eskom-pollution

Source Link
Air pollution from coal power stations causes disease and kills thousands of South Africans every year, says UK expert

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