More than seven million Californians live within a mile of an oil or gas well, which studies show can create silent health hazards. Now, there are efforts to put more distance between people and pollutants. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Tom…
By Tom Casciato
2020 MacArthur Fellow Catherine Coleman Flowers spoke to the PBS NewsHour about her vision for a future that centers and solves water infrastructure issues across communities.
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
Erin Brockovich, the environmental activist who shot to prominence after her successful lawsuit against the Pacific Gas & Electric Company in 1993, joins Christopher Booker to discuss her new book “Superman’s Not Coming: Our National Water Crisis And What We…
By Christopher Booker
A new study shows that while fine particle air pollution has declined nationwide over the past 40 years, the health and environmental benefits haven't been shared evenly.
By Jonathan Colmer, Jay Shimshack, The Conversation
By Beth Gardiner, Yale Environmental 360
Activist Elizabeth Yeampierre has long focused on the connections between racial injustice and the environment and climate change. In the wake of George Floyd’s killing and the outsized impact of COVID-19 on communities of color, she hopes people may finally…
By Katherine Bagley, Yale Environment 360
Scientist Sacoby Wilson, who has long focused on health issues related to environmental injustice, discusses how social and environmental inequality have contributed to the outsized impact of COVID-19 on low-income neighborhoods and communities of color.
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