Monday, October 14, 2019

Tag: air pollution

20 fossil fuel companies are responsible for a third of carbon...

"The great tragedy of the climate crisis is that seven and a half billion people must pay the price – in the form of a degraded planet – so that a couple of dozen polluting interests can continue to make record profits."

Air pollution exposure during pregnancy affects children’s lung function in early...

"It's really important to prioritize reduction of air pollution levels to improve respiratory health."

Oil and gas lobby split by Trump administration rollback of federal...

The methane revision is not the first time the Trump administration has rolled back environmental regulations.

One-third of all new childhood asthma cases in Europe are due...

"Largely, these impacts are preventable...We can and should do something about it."

Recent EPA-funded research links 30,000 deaths to U.S. air pollution

According to new research released yesterday, funded by the EPA, more than 30,000 deaths have been linked to the unhealthy air quality...

Pollution could be leading to shorter babies says new study

“This study adds to the evidence that air pollution also affects the health and development of the next generation."

New study shows communities of color disproportionately affected by air pollution

“What this study shows is what communities of color across the region have long understood—that they are unfairly exposed to higher levels of pollution."

EPA creates loophole for toxic air pollution

“EPA’s action is dangerous and shameful.”

EPA disbands panel that reviewed clean air standards, appoints new members...

"We're seeing EPA trying to cut science out of the process."

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, September 6

New study links air pollution to dementia, U.K. accuses Russian spies of implementing nerve agent attack, anonymous White House official publishes scathing NYT op-ed, and more.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

While Assange, Manning and Snowden languish, U.S. media rediscovers its love of whistle-blowers

When it was revealed about three weeks ago that a whistle-blower (and then at least one other and possibly up to four)...

Conservatives Criticize Michelle Obama For Bare Arms, Stay Silent On Melania Trump’s Nude Poses

Trump's wife, possible future First Lady, receives no criticism for nude photoshoots while Michelle Obama is insulted for bare arms.

“You can’t take on a corrupt system if you take its money”: Bernie Sanders...

"Our grassroots-funded campaign is proving every single day that you don't need billionaires and private fundraisers to run for president."

Let’s get arrested with Jane Fonda

“It is unsustainable to continue to believe [in] our system of runaway, unaccountable, lawbreaking pursuit of profit.”