environment & health

How do trees and green spaces enhance our health?

April 19, 2024

Op-ed by Dr. Wynne Armand, GBPSR Board Member, in Harvard Health Publishing.

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Pollution inequality must stop; enforce roadmap law

January 23, 2023

Op-ed in CommonWealth Magazine by Brita Lundberg, MD, Chair of Greater Boston PSR, and Adrienne Allen, MD.

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

January 5, 2023

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

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

January 4, 2023

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

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The False Promise of Fossil Fuel-Derived Hydrogen

December 29, 2022

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

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

December 13, 2022

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

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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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