The forum will address the sources and health impacts of air pollution. Dr. Buonocore will discuss his research on the cumulative health co-benefits of a proposed carbon fee in Massachusetts. A summary of this work can be found at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health website.
Snacks and conversation will start at 6:30. A Question and Answer session will follow.
This event is part of LWVMA’s Climate and Energy Solutions Series. It is free and open to the public.
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Co-hosted by the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Winchester and LWV of Massachusetts, Wright-Locke Farm Conservancy, and Winchester Farmers’ Market Community Hub.
For a list of partnering organizations for the Climate and Energy Solutions Series click here.
Jonathan Buonocore, Sc.D., is the program leader for the Climate, Energy, and Health program at the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Jonathan’s research topics range from improving understanding of the health and environmental risks of pipelines, underground gas storage, and other midstream oil and gas infrastructure, to understanding health “co-benefits” of the U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan and different energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, to understanding the health implications of fires in Indonesia. Jonathan received his doctoral degree from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Environmental Science and Risk Management in November 2013.
Jonathan also holds a Master of Science in Industrial Hygiene from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Policy from Clarkson University.