Air Pollution and Climate Change: In Search of Co-Benefits

Since I’m getting ready to teach Air Pollution Law & Policy again this spring, I was keenly interested in hearing about the linkages between conventional air pollution and climate change.  So, I joined another packed session and heard representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, and Clean Air Task Force give fascinating presentations on the potential for well-integrated policies to achieve “co-benefits,” a fancy word for killing multiple birds with one stone and achieving benefits relating to climate, public health, and ecological systems all at the same time.  Continue reading