Michelle Kim is a queer Korean American writer, entrepreneur, and activist based in Oakland, California. She is the author of The Wake Up (Hachette, Fall 2021), and CEO of Awaken. Follow Michelle on LinkedIn, Twitter, and @michellekimkim on Instagram.
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.