Renewable energy can generate billions of dollars in health benefits, study finds

The Verge | Aug 15, 2019 at 10:06 PM
  • Ten states across the Midwest and Great Lakes region of the US could see $4.7 billion in health benefits in 2030 if they stick with current renewable energy standards.
  • In 2016, the Rust Belt generated 42 percent of its power from coal.
  • The MIT team strategically honed in on local measures that can be taken even as Trump rolls back federal action on air quality and climate change.