Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: low-carbon electricity generation.

@article{Markandya2009PublicHB,
  title={Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: low-carbon electricity generation.},
  author={Anil Markandya and Ben G. Armstrong and Simon L Hales and Aline Chiabai and Patrick Criqui and Silvana Mima and Cathryn C. Tonne and Paul K. Wilkinson},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2009},
  volume={374 9706},
  pages={2006-15}
}
In this report, the third in this Series on health and climate change, we assess the changes in particle air pollution emissions and consequent effects on health that are likely to result from greenhouse-gas mitigation measures in the electricity generation sector in the European Union (EU), China, and India. We model the effect in 2030 of policies that aim to reduce total carbon dioxide (CO(2)) emissions by 50% by 2050 globally compared with the effect of emissions in 1990. We use three models… CONTINUE READING
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