Reductions in Carbon Emission Could Save Health Cost

August 26, 2014 3:46 AM

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Reductions in Carbon Emission Could Save Health Cost

The policy that is aimed to reduce carbon emission could save millions of dollars related to health care spending and other related expenditure to air pollution, which can help the economy significantly, according to a new study.

In their study published Sunday in the scholarly journal Nature Climate Change, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers investigated three types of carbon reduction policies in the U.S. and their effect on health-care spending.

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