Now that the adverse health impacts of climate change have become apparent, local action to curb climate-active pollutants is taking off....more
Patrick Kinney is the Beverly A. Brown Professor of Urban Health at Boston University. His teaching and research address issues at the intersection of global environmental change, human health, and policy, with an emphasis on the public health impacts of climate change and air pollution. Patrick earned his doctorate at the Harvard School of Public Health, where he studied the effects of air pollution on lung function in children as part of the Harvard Six Cities Air Pollution and Health Study.