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The Health Benefits of Carbon Pricing in Massachusetts: A Presentation at The Boston Foundation

April 27, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

| Free - $15

A new study by the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

This study quantifies how a simple change in policy could save hundreds of lives – worth $2.9 billion in health benefits – and improve the quality of life for many more while also reducing climate pollution via a price on carbon now before the Massachusetts State Legislature.

An Act Combating Climate Change, S.1821, Sponsor Michael J. Barrett

An Act to Promote Green Infrastructure, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, and Create Jobs, H.1726, Sponsor Jennifer E. Benson


9:30 Doors open

9:50-10:50 Speaking program:

  • Welcome by Wayne Davis, Cofounder, Harvest Power
  • Presentation by Dr. Jonathan Buonocore Sc.D., Center for Health & the Global Environment
  • Senator Michael Barrett
  • Representative Jennifer Benson
  • Additional speakers to be announced



April 27, 2017
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Free - $15
Event Topic:
Climate Finance
Event Tags:


Business Leaders for Climate Action


The Boston Foundation
75 Arlington, 10th Floor
Boston, MA United States
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