air pollution

9.23.19

Human-Caused Wildfires Caused the Sky to Change Color in Indonesia

The nation's worst fire season since 2015 spurred one Twitter user to say, "This is Earth, not the planet Mars."

6.5.19

Trump Just Erased Any Doubt That He's Clueless About Climate Change

He told Piers Morgan that Prince Charles "wants to make sure future generations have climate that is good climate, as opposed to a disaster"

5.21.19

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.

5.21.19

Scientists Said Air Pollution Would Kill Thousands, So Trump's EPA Just Changed The Math

The White House reportedly pressured the agency to downplay the risk of premature air pollution deaths.

12.7.18

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.

11.20.18

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.

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10.29.18

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.

8.28.18

Air Pollution Can Make Us Dumber, Study Finds

Seniors and men are especially vulnerable to cognitive decline due to dirty air.

8.10.18

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.”

7.24.18

City cyclists: Here’s how much pollution you’re actually inhaling

Air pollution now causes more than 4 million deaths a year. And cyclists are, on average, inhaling more air — but they’re also breathing in more air pollution.

5.2.18

The 10 cities with the worst air pollution all have one thing in common

China now has a competitor for the dubious distinction

5.2.18

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.

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