Investments In Curbing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Would Help Save Health Care Costs Worldwide, Study Shows
Thomson Reuters Foundation: Implementing climate pact would dramatically save health care costs — researchers
“Implementing the Paris climate agreement by investing trillions of dollars to slow greenhouse gas emissions would be far cheaper than paying the costs of people sickened by polluted air, scientists said on Friday. Governments worldwide could save $54 trillion in health care by investing less than half that amount in green projects by mid-century, researchers said in a study published in The Lancet Planetary Health, an online academic journal…” (Malo, 3/2).
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