Will an old comic strip expression define upcoming global climate talks?
The petrochemical industry has found a new market for fossil fuels: Plastics.
"For many years, communities have been complaining about how oil drilling in their neighborhoods is harmful. Now we have numbers to back that up."
"Air pollution affects a number of health outcomes, but for children in particular those impacts are so severe."
Too much plastic is ending up in the ocean — and making its way back onto our dinner plates.
Using satellite data, researchers found that poor communities of color are highly exposed to toxic nitrogen dioxide pollution, largely due to diesel truck traffic.