Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: toxic air

Wildfire smoke is more toxic than other forms of air pollution,...

“Anything we can do today to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and stabilize the global climate system will have significant benefits.”

Toxic air – the ‘invisible killer’ that stifles 300 million children

For WHO and its partners, this series of measures to achieve a reduction of pollutants could significantly reduce the number of annual deaths from air pollution.

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Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.