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Thursday, April 27, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:00am
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The Boston Foundation, 75 Arlington St., 10th floor, Boston

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

The Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Business Leaders for Climate Action present: "The Health Benefits of Carbon Pricing in Massachusetts: A Presentation at The Boston Foundation"

Results of a new study by the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health that 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 will be presented 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

Schedule:

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

Registration required, fee $15. 

Event co-sponsored by Clean Water Action, Climate Action Business Association, Climate XChange, E2 – Environmental Entrepreneurs, and the Massachusetts Campaign for a Clean Energy Future.

Contact Name: 

Marcy Franck

Harvard University
Center for the Environment

NEW! Address: 26 Oxford Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge
Email: huce@environment.harvard.edu
Phone: (617) 495-0368

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