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Health Day | December 6, 2022

Wind Power Is Bringing Americans Real Health Benefits

MIT study co-authored by IDSS core faculty Noelle Selin and SES alum Minghao Qiu (PhD ’21) finds increased usage of wind power improves air quality in U.S., however only a third of the health benefits are being seen in disadvantaged communities.

MIT News Office | December 5, 2022

A healthy wind

A new study co-authored by IDSS core faculty Noelle Selin and SES alum Minghao Qiu (PhD ’21) finds that the health benefits of using wind energy could quadruple if the most polluting power plants are selected for dialing down.


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