Saturday, August 8, 2020

Tag: air pollution

Under Trump air pollution has increased for the first time in...

“We had expected that things would be getting worse—and that they would perhaps be getting worse in lots of places.”

Disbanded air pollution panel finds EPA standards don’t protect public health

The panel supported the preliminary conclusions of a Draft EPA Policy Assessment that the current standards aren't requisite to protect public health.

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.”

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The specter of a national collapse looms over America as this virus runs rampant,...

America has a terrible, horrific problem in that it can’t seem to find the ways to bring this virus under control.

Sanders’ Make Billionaires Pay Act would help cover medical expenses for every American for...

Over 5.4 million-Americans have lost health insurance during this time while billionaires are profiting off of the pandemic.
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Video: Restrained detainee begs for life as guards kill him

Neville’s family has filed a civil lawsuit against the county of Forsyth and Wellpath, the medical agency that employs the nurse, for failing to save Neville’s life and negligently causing his death.

Physicists: 90% chance of human society collapsing within decades

The model developed by the physicists depicts human population growth reaching a maximum level that is undermined by the shrinking of forests, which will not have enough resources left to sustain people.