Climate, Health and Alberta's Coal-Fired Power Plants

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In this submission to the Alberta Climate Change Advisory Panel, health and environmental policy expert John Wellner examines the cumulative health impacts of air pollution and the province's coal-fired electricity sector’s contribution to this air pollution.

The health-care costs of treating pollution-related illnesses, along with lost productivity due to illness-related absences from work, are projected to be more than $760 million between 2015 and 2030 -- important evidence supporting the accelerated phase-out of Alberta's coal-fired electricity generation.


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