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Gas stoves are contributing to childhood asthma in Massachusetts, study finds

January 5, 2023 Comments Off on Gas stoves are contributing to childhood asthma in Massachusetts, study finds

Article in the Boston Globe quoting GBPSR Chair of the Board Dr. Brita Lundberg.

Escalating Costs of Billion-Dollar Disasters in the US: Climate Change Necessitates Disaster Risk Reduction

January 4, 2023 Comments Off on Escalating Costs of Billion-Dollar Disasters in the US: Climate Change Necessitates Disaster Risk Reduction

Paper co-authored by Greater Boston PSR member Vijai Bhola in the Journal of Climate Change and Health.

The False Promise of Fossil Fuel-Derived Hydrogen

December 29, 2022 Comments Off on The False Promise of Fossil Fuel-Derived Hydrogen

Co-authored by GBPSR members Dr. Brita E. Lundberg and Eden Diamond, Medical Student, in Vital Signs (Massachusetts Medical Society)

Scientific journal investigating UMass hydrogen study after revelations of gas industry influence

December 13, 2022 Comments Off on Scientific journal investigating UMass hydrogen study after revelations of gas industry influence

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

Criticism grows on new Peabody peaker plant

December 8, 2022 Comments Off on Criticism grows on new Peabody peaker plant

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

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

November 16, 2022 Comments Off on Study touting hydrogen — a technology favored by gas firms — was funded by gas interests, e-mails show

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

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

October 20, 2022 Comments Off on A replicable strategy for mapping air pollution’s community-level health impacts and catalyzing prevention

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

Nuclear Famine: Even a “limited” nuclear war would cause abrupt climate disruption and global starvation

August 15, 2022 Comments Off on Nuclear Famine: Even a “limited” nuclear war would cause abrupt climate disruption and global starvation

Report prepared by IPPNW, written by GBPSR board member Dr. Matt Bivens. We consider this the “Readers Digest version” of the Nuclear Famine report — filled with graphics and charts…

Study: Global food insecurity and famine from reduced crop, marine fishery and livestock production due to climate disruption from nuclear war soot injection

August 15, 2022 Comments Off on Study: Global food insecurity and famine from reduced crop, marine fishery and livestock production due to climate disruption from nuclear war soot injection

New report in Nature Food (a subsidiary of Nature)

Unburned natural gas contains 21 toxic air pollutants, study finds

June 28, 2022 Comments Off on Unburned natural gas contains 21 toxic air pollutants, study finds

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