Hitting Biden's Greenhouse Goals Could Save Billions in Health-Related Costs

An article in Popular Science about RFF air quality research pulls from the expertise of Senior Research Analyst Maya Domeshek.

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Feb. 3, 2022

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Climate scientists from the independent research group Resources for the Future (RFF) recently came out with an analysis forecasting how much health would improve in the coming years if the US met their lofty 2030 climate goals. The goals, outlined by President Biden, would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by around 50-52 percent of 2005 levels by 2030...

They found that thousands of lives, and millions of dollars, could be saved when it comes to public health...

“What this tells us, in a nutshell, is that we could see up to 3,800 lives saved per year by 2030 as a result of these climate actions that are not even targeting public health, but have these benefits as well,” says author Maya Domeshek, senior research analyst at RFF.

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