#Air Pollution

  • Article: Climate Change Disproportionately Impacts Black Mothers in the US, New Research Shows

    Climate Change Disproportionately Impacts Black Mothers in the US, New Research Shows

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 22, 2020

    Higher temperatures and pollution are both linked to premature, underweight, and stillborn deaths. Read more

  • Article: UK Teen Climate Activist Says COVID-19 Is ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime' Chance to Save the Planet

    UK Teen Climate Activist Says COVID-19 Is ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime' Chance to Save the Planet

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 14, 2020

    Bella Lack wants Britain to use the crisis as a springboard for environmental change. Read more

  • Article: Mining for Metal Used in Smartphone Batteries Is Causing Birth Defects in DRC

    Mining for Metal Used in Smartphone Batteries Is Causing Birth Defects in DRC

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 7, 2020

    A new study linked pollution caused by cobalt mines to birth defects in the region. Read more

  • Article: How Can Climate Change Impact Global Health?

    How Can Climate Change Impact Global Health?

    By Catherine Caruso|April 15, 2020

    From extreme weather to air pollution, environmental damage can be disastrous for human health too. Read more

  • Article: Cars Are a Major Source of Greenhouse Gas Emissions — Some Cities Are Finally Taking Action

    Cars Are a Major Source of Greenhouse Gas Emissions — Some Cities Are Finally Taking Action

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 24, 2020

    Barcelona, London, and Paris are some of the cities taking major strides in getting rid of cars. Read more

  • Article: Air Pollution Drops Due to Coronavirus Shutdowns

    Air Pollution Drops Due to Coronavirus Shutdowns

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|March 23, 2020

    But experts have warned that the coronavirus outbreak could also halt progress on climate change. Read more

  • Article: Air Pollution Shortens Human Lifespan By an Average of 3 Years: Study

    Air Pollution Shortens Human Lifespan By an Average of 3 Years: Study

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|March 4, 2020

    Reducing fossil fuel emissions could reverse this effect. Read more

  • Article: What You Need to Know About South Africa's #SpekboomChallenge

    What You Need to Know About South Africa's #SpekboomChallenge

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 10, 2020

    There's a new viral challenge sweeping the nation — and it's great news for the environment. Read more