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The Growing Threat of Nuclear Extinction

January 2, 2022 Comments Off on The Growing Threat of Nuclear Extinction

Letter to the editor in the New York Times co-authored by GBPSR board member Dr. Ira Helfand.

Mansfield BOH testimony Peabody Peaker NG plant and compressor

December 6, 2021 Comments Off on Mansfield BOH testimony Peabody Peaker NG plant and compressor

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

Every electron is not neutral

December 4, 2021 Comments Off on Every electron is not neutral

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

Podcast: Climate Change and our Health

October 25, 2021 Comments Off on Podcast: Climate Change and our Health

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

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

October 8, 2021 Comments Off on Long-term exposure to permissible concentrations of air pollution linked with increased mortality risk

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.

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

October 7, 2021 Comments Off on $11 Million Per Minute in Fossil Subsidies ‘Add Fuel to the Fire’, IMF Study Shows

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.

We need to talk about your gas stove, your health and climate change

October 7, 2021 Comments Off on We need to talk about your gas stove, your health and climate change

NPR article on the health impacts of gas stoves.

Toxin Assessment Renews Environmental Justice Questions at Weymouth Compressor Station

September 27, 2021 Comments Off on Toxin Assessment Renews Environmental Justice Questions at Weymouth Compressor Station

Article from RTO Insider citing GBPSR research.

MA Groups Push Bill to Stop Clean-Energy Subsidies for Woody Biomass Plants

September 13, 2021 Comments Off on MA Groups Push Bill to Stop Clean-Energy Subsidies for Woody Biomass Plants

Public News Service article quoting GBPSR’s Dr. Brita Lundberg.

Harvard Medical School Grand Rounds on “Fossil Fuel Pollution and the Climate Crisis: Patients, Practice, and Policy”

September 9, 2021 Comments Off on Harvard Medical School Grand Rounds on “Fossil Fuel Pollution and the Climate Crisis: Patients, Practice, and Policy”

Including GBPSR member Dr. Caren Solomon