Catherine Coleman Flowers gained acclaim as an activist fighting for wastewater treatment in Lowndes County, Alabama.
An article written by a group of 19 toxicologists has been published verbatim in eight toxicology journals in the last four months.
European industry may be recovering at a slower pace than some surveys suggest, according to pollution data tracked by Citigroup Inc.
Air pollution has caused an estimated 49,000 deaths and $23 billion in economic losses in the cities of Beijing and Shanghai alone since Jan. 1, 2020, according to a "clean air counter" launched by environmental groups.
The People of Brass Kingdom in Bayelsa State are worried that 48 years of oil pollution might cause serious health hazards that could be mistaken for COVID-19 and are now locked in a tussle with an oil company to save their lives and their communities.
Russian fertiliser maker Uralchem says it has temporarily suspended its Azot plant, an ammonia, nitric acid and urea producer in the Perm region, due to high calcium chloride levels in a river it uses for water supply.
New research shows lead exposure worse for poor and black American children and highlights risk from contaminants in unregulated private wells.
The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations that the United States will withdraw from the World Health Organization. Health experts widely condemned the departure, which brings an end to threats President Trump had been making for months.
Budapest recently became the only major European city to see air pollution levels rise above pre-lockdown levels. The introduction of free parking under the lockdown may be the main reason for these negative developments.
The breakneck speed of China's economic and urban growth has gone hand in hand with some of the worst traffic congestion anywhere in the world. But in one city, a new development promises a glimpse of what a car-free future might look like.
Host Raj Daniels interviews Dianna Cohen, Co-Founder and CEO of Plastic Pollution Coalition and a passionate advocate against plastic pollution.
Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.
With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.
The pandemic has put public health officials in a perilous place—caught between the common good and the often-toxic American drive for personal freedom.