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Health Impacts of Gas Stoves

WEBMillions of Americans are now learning that gas stoves release several hazardous pollutants that can contribute to respiratory and other health problems. Building on decades of …

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HVAC Choices for Student Health and Learning

WEBThis report comes at a time when around 41 percent of school districts need to update or replace HVAC systems in their schools. Our original analysis shows that the HVAC …

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Health Air Quality Impacts of Buildings Emissions

WEBThe map below represents outdoor air pollution health impacts, represented in early deaths and costs, from burning fuels—including gas, oil, biomass, and wood—in residential and …

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The Hidden Health Costs of Gas-Fired Power Plants

WEBWhen we include the cost of total health impacts, CEPs are more competitive than 94 percent of proposed plants, compared with 80 percent at baseline. …

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Indoor Air Pollution: the Link between Climate and Health …

WEBA new Rocky Mountain Institute report, published in collaboration with Physicians for Social Responsibility, Mothers Out Front, and Sierra Club, focuses on the …

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Uncovering the Deadly Toll of Air Pollution from Buildings

WEBBurning gas, wood, and biomass in buildings now has more negative health effects than burning coal in many states, says a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan …

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Health Care: Some Analogies, Lessons, and Ideas from Energy

WEBIn this 2007 address to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Amory Lovins suggests connections between the lessons of whole-systems thinking, energy efficiency, and healthcare. Lovins applies ideas such as end-use/least-cost to health care. He argues that problems in healthcare systems, like problems in energy systems, are caused by failure …

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Reality Check: Gas Stoves Are a Health and Climate Problem

WEBHere we will share six simple truths to clarify the conversation about gas stoves, your health, and our planet’s climate. 1. Gas stoves pose risks to human health. …

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Gas Stoves: Health and Air Quality Impacts and Solutions

WEBWhat’s more, a robust body of scientific research shows the pollutants released by gas stoves can have negative health effects, often exacerbating respiratory conditions like …

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Health Professionals Can Play a Role in Electrification

WEBEducate Your Patients • Ask about gas appliances.Identify whether your patients use gas appliances that contribute to indoor and outdoor air pollution and resulting health …

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Investing in Healthier Low-Income Housing

WEBThe infrastructure and budget bills have included: $35 billion for replacing lead pipes and environmental justice/health grants, $34.5 billion in low-cost clean …

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Bringing Clean Energy Home

WEBRMI’s report Bringing Clean Energy Home outlines the fundamental shifts that must take place to deliver these benefits and bring residential carbon emissions in line with climate …

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Health and Air Quality Impacts of Cooking with Gas

WEBThe report, Health Effects from Gas Stove Pollution, summarizes two decades of health research, and finds that indoor air can be two to five times more polluted than the air …

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An Opportunity to Make Home Retrofits More Affordable

WEBThe Inflation Reduction Act is a key opportunity to reevaluate how residents access incentives. With proactive effort, states can design incentive programs that …

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Decarbonizing Homes

WEBIn order to meet the country’s climate goals and protect public health, we need to retrofit these homes through “beneficial electrification.”. This report, Decarbonizing Homes: …

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All-Electric Buildings Are Healthy Buildings

WEBThe Benefits of Building Electrification Include: Healthier indoor air. Preexisting health conditions like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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Building Electrification

WEBEducation: Raising awareness among policymakers, regulators, media, and the public regarding the climate and health risks associated with burning fossil fuels, both indoors …

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Climate and Environment

WEBClimate change is at the root of sea level rise, extreme weather, and other catastrophic effects. In 2015 alone, disasters and climate change impacts led to the displacement of …

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