A new study is the first to examine the combination of elevated emotional stress with air pollution, as joint contributors to negative impacts on children’s emotional and psychological health.
Articles by Marcia G. Yerman
With newly elected majorities, Virginia marches forward towards clean energy, without naysayer politicians barring the way.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in New York City for the Global Climate Strike to rally for action to fight climate change.
The Democratic candidates discuss climate change at the CNN Climate Town Hall.
The US comes in third for asthma-related air pollution (behind China and India), with 236,000 cases per year.This group of new studies from researchers around the world confirms that air pollution harms children’s health.
A concerned mom questions the health effects of breathing silica dust in the NY subway system.
“Building Climate Justice Investing in Energy Efficiency for a Fair and Just Transition” report calls for reducing energy consumption to save money, create jobs, and protect the viability of the planet.
Learn how fires are disrupting people’s lives–from the petrochemical fire in Texas to wildfires in California–and creating deadly health effects.
A new study has collected data to support the fact that an unequal equation is in play in the US when it comes to the consequences of fine particulate matter air pollution, known as PM2.5.
Kari Rhinehart of If It Was Your Child tells us about the fight to identify and mitigate environmental contamination in Indiana.
Learn about Washington State’s new health justice mapping tool, a free online program that provides an environmental health impact score for each area.
Read about a new study indicating that increasing numbers of Americans are concerned about global warming and want climate action from elected officials.