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Clearing the Air: How electric vehicles and cleaner trucks can reduce pollution, improve health and save lives.

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Understanding the benefits of cleaner air and how we can achieve lower pollution levels is key to effective healthy policy. "Clearing the Air: How electric vehicles and cleaner trucks can reduce pollution, improve health and save lives in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area" is being released June 3rd to mark Clean Air Day in Canada. This report quantifies the benefits of electrifying cars and buses and shifting to new more efficient trucks, and recommends policy actions governments can take to work towards achieving cleaner air.

Hear about the study highlights and talk with the report authors:

Laura Minet - Transportation Engineering, PhD Candidate, University of Toronto

Sarah Buchanan - Clean Economy Program Manager, Environmental Defence

Helen Doyle - Ontario Public Health Association Environmental Health Working Group

Marianne Hatzopoulou - Transportation and Air Quality Research Group, Associate Professor, University of Toronto  

David Stieb - Public Health Physician, Environmental Health Science and Research Bureau, Health Canada

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