Gallery: Health Care Provider Kaiser Permanente Announces 30% CO2 Reduc...

 

According to Kaiser Permanente, health care activities as a whole contribute eight percent of the total greenhouse gas emissions produced in the United States. That’s a surprisingly large number, and Kaiser, one of the nation’s largest health care plans, is looking to drop that high number by introducing new initiatives that will shave 30% off their CO2 output by 2020. When such a large and energy-intensive group — Kaiser owns millions of square feet of property — wants to make such large cuts, perhaps an entire industry can change.

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