A new report noted that despite civil rights laws, EPA has failed to eliminate the “adverse impacts on communities of color.” It was found that “more than nine of every ten times communities had turned to the EPA for help,” their complaints were either rejected or dismissed.
Articles by Marcia G. Yerman
Trump ordered EPA to stop racial sensitivity training, labeling it “divisive, anti-American propaganda.”
Multiple studies show that people with Covid-19 who live in U.S. regions with high levels of air pollution are more likely to die from the disease than people who live in less polluted areas.
“The Impact of COVID-19 on Latinos in the U.S.” study outlines how the Latino community is at the uppermost rates for Americans dying from COVID-19.
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.
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.