Two full lifetimes ago consuming more calories was always welcome, taste was secondary, and having enough food defined everyday life. Nowadays, the opposite holds true: our society is awash in calories and individuals expect their food to satisfy...
By ignoring the risks of fine particle emissions and understating environmental benefits, EPA is now tilting the balance away from sound, evidence-based regulations and the public health benefits they yield.
For years, the fossil-fuel industry has lobbied to weaken air pollution standards. It may now get its wish.
Kevin Walker offers an insightful perspective on the consequences of America’s modern food system.
Climate change is impacting our health now and acts as a threat multiplier to exacerbate our many social and health equity challenges.
Resilience Matters is compilation of articles and op-eds advancing a holistic, transformative approach to thinking and action on urban resilience in the era of climate change, grounded in a commitment to sustainability and equity.
When you think of toxic chemicals in the environment, what comes to mind? Perhaps a belching smokestack, or a pipe discharging chemical waste into your local river. You probably don’t think of your living room. But you should.
The stakes are high. If we fail to curb greenhouse gas emissions, we must brace for a hotter, more fiery future.
The death of George H.W. Bush is cause to honor a man who made it possible for all Americans to breathe cleaner air. It also reminds us that partisan politics need not obstruct progress toward a healthier environment.
Betsy DeVos has proposed to make federal funding available for schools to purchase weapons. But the proliferation of guns will not curb violence in schools.