Adam Federman was a Russia Fulbright Fellow in St. Petersburg from 2003-2004. A reporting fellow with Type Investigations his work has appeared in Politico Magazine, The Washington Post, Wired, and other publications. He is the author of Fasting and Feasting: The Life of Visionary Food Writer Patience Gray.
The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.