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Criticism grows on new Peabody peaker plant

December 8, 2022

Salem News article quoting GBPSR’s Dr. Brita Lundberg.

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Study touting hydrogen — a technology favored by gas firms — was funded by gas interests, e-mails show

November 16, 2022

Boston Globe article quoting GBPSR’s Dr. Regina LaRocque.

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A replicable strategy for mapping air pollution’s community-level health impacts and catalyzing prevention

October 20, 2022

Co-authored by GBPSR member Dr. Phillip J. Landrigan in the Environmental Health Journal

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Unburned natural gas contains 21 toxic air pollutants, study finds

June 28, 2022

GBPSR board member Dr. Regina LaRocque is interviewed about how natural gas is not just a climate threat, but also has human health impacts.

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Why do we accept asthma with our ‘natural’ gas?

June 13, 2022

Co-authored by GBPSR Board Chair, Dr. Brita Lundberg in Commonwealth Magazine

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Mansfield BOH testimony Peabody Peaker NG plant and compressor

December 6, 2021

Testimony from Greater Boston PSR Chair of the Board Dr. Brita Lundberg to the Mansfield Board of Health.

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Every electron is not neutral

December 4, 2021

Op-ed in CommonWealth Magazine co-authored by Dr. Philip Landrigan.

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Podcast: Climate Change and our Health

October 25, 2021

Podcast interview with GBPSR’s Dr. Brita Lundberg on Healthy Living Healthy Planet Radio.

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Long-term exposure to permissible concentrations of air pollution linked with increased mortality risk

October 8, 2021

MDLinx – Exposure to low concentrations of air pollution, even at levels permitted under federal regulations, may be causing tens of thousands of early deaths each year among elderly people and other vulnerable groups in the U.S., according to a large national study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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$11 Million Per Minute in Fossil Subsidies ‘Add Fuel to the Fire’, IMF Study Shows

October 7, 2021

The Energy Mix – The coal, oil, and gas industries received US$5.9 trillion in worldwide subsidies in 2020—a mind-bending $11.2 million per minute, every minute of every hour of every day in the year—the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revealed in an analysis released this week.

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