In “The Quickening,” a climate scientist sets out on an expedition to observe the “Doomsday Glacier” in hopes that it will help her with her decision to have a baby in a warming world.
Articles by Diane MacEachern
Clean air centers are popping up in communities threatened by dangerous air pollution. Does your community have one? If not, learn what you can do to keep your family safe.
“Love Your Mother: 50 States, 50 Stories, and 50 Women United for Climate Justice” highlights one women from each state, with a common passion to make a difference in the climate movement.
This summer of extreme heat and humidity, it’s hard to resist the impulse to crank up the AC. But, short-term comfort comes with a long-term price. Learn how to use less, and still stay cool and healthy.
A new book, “The New War On Cancer: The Unlikely Heroes Revolutionizing Prevention,” is highly recommended by our reviewer because it focuses on preventing cancer by limiting exposure to certain toxic chemicals.
EPA’s proposed new regulations to limit carbon emissions from power plants are essential and achievable for curbing climate change, despite claims from polluters.
One out of every three Americans lives in places marked by unhealthy levels of air pollution. Climate change is making it more difficult to clean up the air, as wildfires worsen the deadly particle pollution known as soot, and hotter, sunnier days worsen ozone pollution, also known as smog.
Many of the beauty products marketed to women of color contain high levels of toxic chemicals that cause cancer and reproductive harm. This interview with Dr. Astrid Williams, a public health expert and the Environmental Justice Manager for Black Women for Wellness discusses the threats Black women face from the beauty industry and what women can do about it.
“Breastfeeding has an important role in reducing the risk of developing asthma in early childhood,” concluded two studies. Researchers from both studies found that breastfeeding lowers the likelihood that children aged 7 or younger will contract asthma.
According to the latest IPCC report, the world’s children will suffer, unless governments and societies make immediate and “drastic” cuts in the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for the climate chaos occurring worldwide.
A new study by Columbia University reports that air pollution may be particularly dangerous for older post-menopausal women because it increases their chances of getting osteoporosis.
New energy efficiency standards for refrigerators and clothes washers were just proposed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).