Indonesia’s food supply ...

Nov 15, 2019 by

An eye-opening report reveals how low-grade plastics are burned as fuel, poisoning the surrounding soil and air.

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Cities Worldwide Are Reimagini...

Nov 14, 2019 by

At a time when most of humanity lives in cities, where do cars belong — especially the old, polluting ones that make city air foul for people to breathe?

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Disbanded Air Pollution Panel ...

Oct 22, 2019 by

The Independent Particulate Matter Review Panel has released their consensus recommendations to the EPA administrator on the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Particulate Matter.

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The Green Revolution Spreading...

Oct 14, 2019 by

Replacing black asphalt and shingles with plants can lower the surrounding air temperature, filter dirty storm water and reduce a building’s energy use.

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Air Pollution Is Linked to Mis...

Oct 14, 2019 by

A new study published on Monday adds to growing evidence of the negative health effects of air pollution on pregnant women and their fetuses.

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Particulate Matter Air Polluti...

Oct 8, 2019 by

Air pollution is a complicated mixture that includes both invisible gases and solid particles or liquid droplets that float in the air. These pollutants are everywhere—in your home and workplace, in your neighborhood park, near busy (and not-so busy) roadways. And they can make us very sick.

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Court: Trump’s EPA Can’t...

Oct 2, 2019 by

A Trump-appointed judge was involved in the ruling. Without a strong plan for cutting coal power plant emissions, meeting ozone requirements gets much harder.

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Trump to bar California from s...

Sep 17, 2019 by

The Trump administration will announce as early as Wednesday it is revoking California’s authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and blocking states from setting tailpipe emission rules — a move that will spark a furious legal challenge, two auto industry officials said on Tuesday

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“God Told Me to Fight”—Inside ...

Aug 29, 2019 by

Houses, several churches, and an elementary school would all be about a mile away.

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California is gaining allies i...

Aug 19, 2019 by

A national divide is growing.

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We’ve got another ozone proble...

Aug 15, 2019 by

Most of us know ozone as that benevolent stratospheric layer that absorbs the sun’s harmful UV light and keeps us safe.

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Environmental racism is bad fo...

Aug 7, 2019 by

Two new books highlight how pollution is corrupting the bodies — and minds — of people of color.

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24 Governors Call on Trump to ...

Jul 10, 2019 by

The opposition to one of President Trump’s most consequential regulatory rollbacks — a plan to weaken pollution standards for automobiles nationwide — widened on Tuesday when 24 governors, including three Republicans, urged the president to abandon his plan.

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There’s a new EPA air sheriff ...

Jul 1, 2019 by

Out with one EPA official with close ties to big polluters, in with Anne Idsal, a little-known, politically connected Texan with a shaky grasp on climate science.

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EPA’s air pollution chie...

Jun 26, 2019 by

EPA air pollution chief Bill Wehrum is leaving the Environmental Protection Agency after House Democrats began an investigation into his ties to his old law firm.

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100 times more pollution than ...

Jun 21, 2019 by

The numbers are stunning: Methane pollution from ammonia fertilizer plants is 100 times higher than what the industry reports, and substantially above what the Environmental Protection Agency estimates for all industrial processes in the United States.

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E.P.A. Finalizes Its Plan to R...

Jun 19, 2019 by

Loading coal at the Spring Creek Mine in southern Montana. The mine’s owner, Cloud Peak Energy, declared bankruptcy in May.

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E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands ...

May 23, 2019 by

The Environmental Protection Agency plans to change the way it calculates the health risks of air pollution, a shift that would make it easier to roll back a key climate change rule because it would result in far fewer predicted deaths from pollution, according to five people with knowledge of the agency’s plans.

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Researchers Now Have Even More...

May 2, 2019 by

A Mother Jones investigation prompted the study that turned up the most convincing evidence to date.

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Millions more Americans breath...

Apr 24, 2019 by

Forty-three percent of Americans live in places where they’re breathing unsafe air, according to American Lung Association

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Deadly air pollution has a sur...

Apr 9, 2019 by

A new study raises serious concerns about the human health consequences of growing corn.

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Toxic air will shorten childre...

Apr 3, 2019 by

Global air pollution crisis is taking its greatest toll on children in south Asia

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A flooded chemical plant near ...

Sep 6, 2017 by

[Translate] Briefly Stuff that matters Harvey REUTERS/Adrees Latif On Thursday, explosions and black plumes of smoke were seen coming...

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Harvey Flood Victims Don’...

Sep 4, 2017 by

[Translate] Human Rights FEMA head says the plume of chemicals leaking from the plant is “incredibly dangerous.” By Amy...

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Earth Overshoot Day: Mankind h...

Aug 2, 2017 by

[Translate] Grim milestone falls earlier in calendar than ever before Rachael Revesz   INDEPENDENT.CO.UK The Independent Online...

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How Fracking Violates Human Ri...

Jul 27, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment Peoples Climate March, New York City, September 21, 2014. Photo Credit: andyparker72/Shutterstock   We cannot...

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This satellite image captures ...

Jul 12, 2017 by

[Translate] Briefly Stuff that matters A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE   GRIST.ORG NASA The NASA Terra image of Alaska shows a dramatic...

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More Than 12 Million Americans...

Aug 3, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment For the first time, Americans across the country can access striking new community-level data on major health...

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CLIMATE CHANGE, FOSSIL FUELS A...

Jun 24, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment Children under 5 bear the brunt of disease and problems from climate change and fossil-fuel combustion....

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SCIENTISTS JUST DISCOVERED EXA...

May 26, 2016 by

[Translate] by Alejandro Davila Fragoso CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Amel Emric A Bosnian man covers his mouth as he walks on...

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