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Worsening heat waves are hammering the disabled community
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Worsening heat waves are hammering the disabled community

EHN talked to people with disabilities put in increased danger during last summer's Pacific Northwest heat waves. Activists say accessible cooling centers and air conditioning are key to combating this injustice.

Tara Dennehy moved to the Pacific Northwest in search of friendlier weather. East Coast summers were too hot, and winters aggravated her arthritis.

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Obama Presidential Center will displace vital South Side Chicago trees, advocates say
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Obama Presidential Center will displace vital South Side Chicago trees, advocates say

On August 16, the Obama Foundation started work on the Obama Presidential Center, but without the fanfare that one might expect. Over the past five years, the Center's South Side Chicago location has prompted multiple lawsuits and a recent Supreme Court petition.

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How artificial intelligence can help save us from air pollution

As air quality plummets across the U.S. this summer, researchers have a glimmer of good news.

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A disability should not be a death sentence during a natural disaster

Out of the airplane window I saw a smoke plume in the distance towering thousands of feet above the burning forest floor.

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