“How do we build an America that’s ready for the next pandemic? Frontline communities have always known about the lack of access to healthcare and housing. We’ve tried to raise the alarm about these challenges. The response has not been acceptable.”
Latino communities have been, and are, at risk for impact from fossil fuel pollution, making them more vulnerable to “extreme weather and climate disruption.”
A. Mychal Johnson, co-founder of South Bronx Unite, has squared off against a formidable foe—the food delivery service FreshDirect.
A new study proposes that air pollution may impact mental health.
The National Climate Assessment, recently released in draft form, related that since 1895 there has been a 1.5 degree Fahrenheit increase in temperature.
Owen told me, “Houston made me become an environmentalist because of the air pollution.”
The current Congress continues to pursue an anti-environmental path, driven by the agenda of a vocal and committed cabal of climate deniers.
A study published on February 6, 2013 in the journal “Environmental Health Perspectives” posits, “Maternal exposure to outdoor air pollution is associated with low birth weight.”
Particle pollution—otherwise know as haze—and soot have reduced visibility in American’s hallowed recreational spaces, where visitors to a single location can top 9 million people annually.
“New York City is spending $400 million to pollute the neighborhood, severely impair the quality of life and threaten kids,” said David Mack, Vice President of Residents for Sane Trash Solutions.