Tradeoffs
Tradeoffs
Aug 11, 2022
Health Care’s Climate Change Contradiction
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The U.S. health care system is responsible for 8.5% of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. We discuss how health care contributes to climate change, how some hospitals are trying to reduce their carbon footprint and what more needs to be done.


Guest:

Gary Cohen, co-founder and president of Health Care Without Harm


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