The EPA's Lies About Air Pollution Are Killing Americans
In its latest move to protect industry, the government has ensured that we'll see more deaths from asthma, heart problems and cognitive degeneration.
The Lingering Effects of Wildfires Will Disproportionately Hurt People of Color
The health impacts of wildfire aftermath can be far-reaching—and they're an often overlooked part of racial health disparities.
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You Can See Smoke from the California Wildfires All the Way Over in NYC
It traveled 3,000 miles and formed a visible haze in parts of New Jersey and New York.
Air Pollution Killed 600,000 Children in 2016, According to WHO Report
The World Health Organization found that 1.8 billion people under 15 are at risk of respiratory infections due to contaminated air.
Air Pollution Can Make Us Dumber, Study Finds
Seniors and men are especially vulnerable to cognitive decline due to dirty air.
How Will the L Train Shutdown Impact the Environment?
Despite residents' concerns about additional traffic, officials claim the upcoming subway shutdown will actually "result in a beneficial temporary impact to air quality.”
What It’s Like Surviving In Nigeria’s City of Soot
Port Hartcourt residents are protesting against the unregulated oil refineries that have polluted their entire city.
These People Wore Masks to Make it Through a Half Marathon
The air quality is that shitty in Delhi, India, right now.
Car-Free Transportation Could Vastly Improve the Health and Economy of the US
Governments can use car-free transportation as another strategy to address broader social concerns like health, safety, and cost of living.
44 Cities Have Pledged Their Commitment to a Global Clean Air Campaign
In some cities, you are more likely to die from air pollution than from car accidents. The Breathe Life Campaign has the potential to change both of those risk factors.
How Drones and Augmented Reality Can Help Cities Map Air Pollution
Researchers are helping to tell urban stories through data visualization, flying sensors, and digital storytelling.
People in One of the Most Polluted Cities Don't Know What's Poisoning Them
Kolkata's air was six times more toxic than what's allowed by the Indian government.