Paris When It Coughs

BY ON March 26, 2014
Who would have thought that “The City of Light” could become so horribly dim? Yes, Paris experienced some of its dimmest and dirtiest days just before the arrival of spring as air pollution levels spiked higher than at any time since 2007. Tourists, as well...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Asthma, Heart Health

Chemical-Free Carpets, Rugs and Pads

BY ON March 19, 2014
I still remember moving into my first college apartment. It was clean and brand-spanking new — with cushy, beige wall-to-wall carpeting that covered every square inch of the floors, including the bathroom. When I first walked in, I remember being hit over the head by...

TOPICS: Asthma, Toxics

An Interview With Michael Oppenheimer

BY ON March 17, 2014
I went to see Dr. Michael Oppenheimer with some trepidation, expecting that I would have to pick myself up off the floor after our interview. After all, if anyone understands the true nature of our changing climate, and the impact of greenhouse pollution on our...

TOPICS: Climate Change