Even with coal, strict air pollution control can prevent early deaths

Enforcing air pollution controls can prevent premature deaths from air pollution exposure, even in a future that uses coal, finds a study.

Air pollution kills almost half a million babies around the world

Scientists have discovered polluted air has an impact on the health of babies while they are still in the womb.

Geology’s human footprint is enough to spur rage

The catalogue of planetary devastation that is the human footprint is assembled in a new study by US and European scientists in the journal Nature Communications: Earth and Environment.


Bringing Up Britain Podcast: Should I have a second child?

Anjula Mutanda speaks to a mother of one, who asks herself every day whether having a second child is the right decision for her and her family.

How extreme weather can affect children

They can't protect themselves, so they must rely on adults to care for them.

Study finds humans could curb emissions by 60%, maintain decent standard of living

A recent study conducted by the Living Well Within Limits project at the University of Leeds found that the projected human population of approximately 10 billion in 2050 could live on the planet at a decent standard of living with 40 percent of today's emissions.

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America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

Wreck on the Green Highway

Most of us are trying to forget Tuesday night's debate debacle. But one interaction is worth revisiting.

Climate change will continue to widen gaps in food security, new study finds

Countries already struggling with low crop yields will be hurt most by a warming climate.

Why environmental justice needs to be on the docket in the presidential debates: Derrick Z. Jackson

If you want to talk about the inequality in our economy, COVID-19, race, and silent violence in our cities, you need to start with environmental injustice.

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