University of Michigan researchers developed an algorithm to determine the neighborhoods most likely to have lead pipes. The on-again, off-again use of the model has raised concerns about the efficiency of the city's pipe replacement program.
As the diminishing African American voices for environmental justice becomes more prevalent, attention appears to be turning away from environmental hazards disparately plaguing urban areas dominated by Black people across the country.
The UN has described Cyclone Idai as one of the deadliest storms on record in the Southern Hemisphere. More than 1,000 have died, and millions are still fighting for survival. DW spoke with aid worker Ninja Taprogge.
How selfish is having children? Without doubt, our world is oversubscribed, and thinkers including Sir David Attenborough have highlighted population growth as one of the gravest threats to the future of our planet.
The latest UNFPA State of the World Population report highlights widespread and persistent gender inequality, with hundreds of millions of women around the world still unable to control how many children they have.
America's schools, parks departments and youth sports leagues remain in limbo over the safety of turf fields made from recycled tires after federal agencies still have not released findings of their crumb rubber study.