African-Americans are 75 percent more likely than others to live near facilities that produce hazardous waste. Can a grass-roots environmental-justice movement make a difference?
Summer might seem like an odd time to talk about hockey, but we have two good reasons: First, the National Hockey League is scheduled to start playoffs on Saturday in Edmonton and Toronto. Second, a team of researchers in Canada published a report this month looking at climate change and outdoor rinks.
The Environmental Protection Agency's internal watchdog said Monday it had opened an investigation into the agency's weakening of Obama-era regulations that would have limited automobile emissions by significantly raising fuel economy standards.
Researchers estimate a climate effort in the Northeast U.S. helped the region reduce toxic air pollution and avoid hundreds of asthma and autism cases, preterm births, and low birth weights.