How does Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Benefit Air Quality and Health?

Ancillary human health benefits of improved air quality resulting from climate change mitigation(Michelle L Bell, Devra L Davis, Luis A Cifuentes, Alan J Krupnick, Richard D Morgenstern and George D Thurston, Environmental Health, Jul. 31, 2008)

Today we review a paper that looks at different climate change policies, their sensitivity to health and air quality and how to translate a specific policy into quantitative estimates of health benefits. The authors conclude that short-term health benefits has to be a major consideration in choosing among various approaches to mitigate climate change.

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