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The EPA’s new oil refinery rules are another half-step toward environmental justice.
Our top picks: today's environmental news and best #greenreads.
Taking strong pictures of people in tough circumstances is one of photojournalism’s biggest challenges. Eugene Richards sets the standard.
Five #greenreads that might make you late to the Labor Day barbecue.
Our top picks: the best environmental news and #greenreads from around the web.
Fifty years after his stirring speech, pollution and its link to poverty are among the factors holding back the achievement of Dr. King's dream.
After decades of neglect, residents of the Gulf Coast’s most toxic public housing complex are preparing to get out. But in a city given over to oil refineries, is anywhere really safe?
If we don't do something now, children will bear the brunt of the diseases, droughts, and disasters brought on by a warming planet.
As the summer sun bears down (and climate change heats up), communities of color disproportionately feel the impact. Could tree canopies help transform the concrete jungle into an urban oasis?
A project to study New York City pollen counts could provide a key clue to the mystery of what triggers the chronic respiratory disease.
Our top picks: today's best environmental news and #greenreads from around the web.
Our top picks: today's best environmental news and #greenreads from around the web.
Q&A
If it isn't going in your backyard, whose backyard does it go in? A titan of environmental justice won't stop asking.
Our top picks: today's best environmental news and #greenreads from around the web.
Soiled earth: About 70 percent of all polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) ever made remain in the environment. In many cases, the now banned industrial toxins contaminate some of the poorest areas of the country. In an ongoing... read more >
Five greenreads to enjoy as you stretch World Oceans Day into a beach weekend.Pete Spotts in Christian Science Monitor on a new discovery in the deep: Ever wonder what’s under the ice in the Arctic Ocean? Yes, cold water.... read more >