#Air pollution

  • Article: Air Pollution Harms Every Part of Your Body, Research Shows

    Air Pollution Harms Every Part of Your Body, Research Shows

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 20, 2019

    Nearly 8.8 million people die prematurely each year due to air pollution. Read more

  • Article: 3 Ways People in Poverty Suffer the Most From Pollution

    3 Ways People in Poverty Suffer the Most From Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|May 17, 2019

    Pollution undermines the basic building blocks of life. Read more

  • Article: Children in Southeast Asia Lose 2.5 Years From Their Lives Because of Air Pollution

    Children in Southeast Asia Lose 2.5 Years From Their Lives Because of Air Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|April 3, 2019

    Some countries are more affected than others. Read more

  • Article: Air Pollution Is Killing More People Than Previously Thought: Study

    Air Pollution Is Killing More People Than Previously Thought: Study

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 13, 2019

    The health effects of air pollution are much worse than previously thought, a new report shows. Read more

  • Article: White People Cause Most Air Pollution in US, but Black and Hispanic Communities Suffer: Report

    White People Cause Most Air Pollution in US, but Black and Hispanic Communities Suffer: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 12, 2019

    “There are more deaths from air pollution than from murders and car crashes combined.” Read more

  • Article: A Mountain of Trash Has Been Burning for 3 Months in South Korea

    A Mountain of Trash Has Been Burning for 3 Months in South Korea

    By Joe McCarthy|March 4, 2019

    The crisis highlights South Korea’s unsustainable relationship with plastic. Read more

  • Article: Illegal Plastic-Burning Fills Malaysian Town With Toxic Fumes

    Illegal Plastic-Burning Fills Malaysian Town With Toxic Fumes

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 13, 2019

    "I couldn't sleep at night because it was so smelly. I became like a zombie, I was so tired.” Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Schools Close Because of Toxic Smog in Bangkok

    Hundreds of Schools Close Because of Toxic Smog in Bangkok

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 30, 2019

    The city is also running out of face masks. Read more