The moms who are battling climate change

A new initiative seeks to tap into mothers’ concern for the world their children are inheriting.
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While Asia wants a baby boom, Indonesia says enough is enough

Countries across Asia are trying everything from fertility tours to baby bonuses to spur population growth in an aging world. Not so in Indonesia.

Biden administration asks court to toss kids' climate lawsuit

The Biden administration called on a U.S. district court to reject a second attempt by a group of children to sue the U.S. government over climate change.


Kids will pay - literally - for our delay cutting carbon emissions

It is sobering to think that when we jump into the car to run to the market for a litre of milk, much of the carbon dioxide that comes out of the tail pipe will someday need to be removed from the atmosphere at the diligence and expense of future generations, so that they can have a liveable planet.


Many children with serious inflammatory syndrome had no COVID symptoms

Pediatricians should be vigilant, experts said, after the release of the largest U.S. study of the syndrome, MIS-C, that can strike young people weeks after their coronavirus infection.

Costumed as 'Cyril the Sorcerer,' Connecticut man uses magic to teach kids about environmental issues

In his alter ego as Cyril the Sorcerer, C.J. May uses magic to teach kids about environmental issues such as climate change. For example, he performs a routine that helps children understand how various sources of energy affect the climate.


Nepal shuts school as smoke from hundreds of wildfires engulfs country

Nepali authorities have closed down all educational institutions due to rising air pollution, caused by hundreds of forest fires that have covered the country in a layer of smoke and led to cities like Kathmandu topping worldwide pollution charts.


Sen. Jeff Smith: Evers' budget offers climate change solutions

"Our children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren are depending on us to act ambitiously today. The steps we take now will ensure they have a safer and healthier world to live in."

Migrants are heading north to the US because Guatemala and Honduras haven’t recovered from storm damage

Republicans are eager to decry a "Biden border crisis." But the current wave of migration at the southern border is the result of a humanitarian crisis in Central America that has been years in the making.


Climate change protest: Activists hold a global strike as a reality check on net-zero targets

The Fridays for Future movement returned to spotlight a dangerous shortfall in climate action.

Hay fever linked to exposure to pollution before and after birth

Babies are more likely to develop allergic rhinitis, a condition that includes hay fever, if they are exposed to higher levels of fine particulate matter before and after birth.

A 'poster child' for policy failure: Will EPA ban asbestos?

Public health experts have long pointed to the failure to ban asbestos as an indictment of U.S. chemicals policy, and advocates are hoping that President Biden will revisit major regulatory decisions made under the Trump administration.

How climate change worries affect young people's mental health

As climate change becomes more evident, even those who are not physically affected can feel the effects mentally. It has real-world consequences.
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The political, media, and community response to our Fractured investigation

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Move to consolidate US paraquat litigation as cases mount against Syngenta

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Op-ed: Flood survivors find common ground in a divided nation

Americans have sorted ourselves into communities defined by geography, demography, ideology. But the shared trauma of flooding offers an opening.

These environmental reporters told you so

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Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

Racism, inequities move to the center of the climate debate

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