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Long-term health impacts of early smoke exposure explored through primate study

A primate research center in California provides insights into the lifelong health consequences of early exposure to wildfire smoke.

Jesse Nichols reports for Grist.

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"Our lives might be on the line"

Eighth graders reflect on the state of the planet.

HOUSTON — This week EHN is publishing letters from eighth grade students at YES Prep Northbrook Middle School in the Houston-area neighborhood of Spring Branch, Texas.

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"Climate change is not something to ignore"

Eighth graders reflect on the state of the planet.

HOUSTON — This week EHN is publishing letters from eighth grade students at YES Prep Northbrook Middle School in the Houston-area neighborhood of Spring Branch, Texas.

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"How will the Earth look when pollution decreases?"

Eighth graders reflect on the state of the planet.

HOUSTON — This week EHN is publishing letters from eighth grade students at YES Prep Northbrook Middle School in the Houston-area neighborhood of Spring Branch, Texas.

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EV transition reduces childhood asthma
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The switch to electric vehicles is a breath of fresh air for children near highways

A new study highlights the potential for electric vehicles (EVs) to significantly reduce childhood asthma attacks and other health issues caused by exhaust exposure, particularly in low-income, urban areas.

Katie Myers reports for Grist.

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EU updates air pollution limits, yet falls short of optimal health standards

The European Union has revised its air pollution regulations, setting stricter limits on harmful pollutants, although these new standards still don't meet the World Health Organization's recommended levels.

Ajit Niranjan reports for The Guardian.

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Supreme Court leans towards limiting air pollution regulations

The Supreme Court's conservative majority is likely to restrict the Biden administration's environmental efforts, specifically the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's plan to reduce cross-state air pollution, impacting public health and environmental policies.

Adam Liptak reports for The New York Times.

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