Hurricane Delta rose to a milestone Category 4 hurricane on its crash through the Caribbean on Tuesday after undergoing a radical rapid intensification that brought it up from a Cat 2 earlier in the morning.
As developers eye higher ground, communities of color will likely bear the heaviest burden from the changes wrought by climate change.
Hurricane Sally's incredibly slow pace, which at times was just 3 miles per hour, and its stalling over the Gulf represent a climate change effect that's triggered more destructive and frequent storms.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.
As the virus rampages through Washington, essential workers nationwide are paying the price: Derrick Z. Jackson
Essential workers in the United States continue to face relentless and tragic pressures.