Study Finds Significant Health Benefits When Air Pollution is Reduced

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Study Finds Significant Health Benefits When Air Pollution is Reduced

Boston Magazine “Hub Health Blog” Jonathan Levy, School of Public Health Discussions about cutting carbon emissions often focus on environmental and climate change benefits. But a new study from researchers at the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), Harvard, and Syracuse University found that certain models for reducing carbon pollution from power plants could […]

Natural Gas “Addiction”: Massachusetts Cities Fight Plants, Thwarting of Alternative Power

Truthout Jonathan Levy, School of Public Health After several years of writing about the impacts of high-volume hydraulic fracturing in other states – Pennsylvania, New York and Wisconsin – I’ve been turning recently to what’s happening in my own – Massachusetts… Expert quote: “Natural gas plants are cleaner than coal plants, but it’s not necessarily […]

Study: Air Pollution Causes 200,000 Early Deaths in US

Voice of America Jonathan Levy, School of Public Health Air pollution causes about 200,000 early deaths each year in the United States, according to a new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)… Expert quote: “A public-health burden of this magnitude clearly requires significant policy attention, especially since technologies are readily available to address […]