environment & health

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

October 7, 2021

NPR article on the health impacts of gas stoves.

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Toxin Assessment Renews Environmental Justice Questions at Weymouth Compressor Station

September 27, 2021

Article from RTO Insider citing GBPSR research.

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

September 13, 2021

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

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

September 9, 2021

Including GBPSR member Dr. Caren Solomon

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A Crash-Course on Hydrogen

September 7, 2021

A webinar from Europe that shows the push from the fossil fuel industry to call hydrogen “the bridge fuel” — just as was done with natural gas.

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Opinion: Climate-friendly buildings are essential to city’s future

September 3, 2021
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Climate Conversations: Science and Stories

August 23, 2021

GBPSR Chair Brita Lundberg shared the stage with scientists and storytellers at this monthly international webinar called CLIMATE CONVERSATIONS: Science and Stories. Winona LaDuke spoke about the environmental and climate…

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Massachusetts Medical Society weighs in on health harms of biomass

August 2, 2021

Testimony from the Massachusetts Medical Society on the use of biomass energy.

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Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility Calls for Immediate Halt to Operations and Legislative Review of Weymouth Compressor Station

July 7, 2021

Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility (GBPSR) calls for an immediate halt to operations at the Weymouth Compressor Station and a legislative review of the serious safety and health issues posed by its operation.

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