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By Michael Phillis, Brittany Peterson, Associated Press
A boil-water advisory has been lifted for Mississippi's capital, and the state will stop handing out free bottled water on Saturday. But the crisis isn't over. Many blame systemic racism as the root cause.
By Drew Costley, Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
In our news wrap Saturday, the WHO announced the monkeypox virus has now reached more than 70 countries and should be treated as a global emergency, two Americans were killed in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region while elsewhere Russia targeted Odesa,…
Summer sports camps and pre-season training often have kids running hard in high heat and humidity. The combination can be deadly.
By Jessica R. Murfree, Natasha Brison, The Conversation
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 Beth Gardiner, Yale Environmental 360
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.
By Jenna Gray
On Thursday morning, hundreds of young people of color received an urgent message: they couldn’t afford not to be leaders in the fight against climate change.
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