Delhi closed more than 1,700 schools on Friday and Saturday because air pollution there is too dangerous for children’s lungs.
The twists and turns just keep coming in the pioneering revenue-neutral carbon tax measure, Initiative 732, which will be on Tuesday’s ballot in Washington state, writes Yoram Bauman.
By Jane Qiu, Scientific American
A weird phenomenon is happening high above the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalayas that could prove to be an atmospheric nightmare for the ozone layer.
By Making Sen$e Editor
Even in a job where employees' only physical exertion involves answering the phone, air pollution takes its toll on productivity.
Six million Americans are exposed to hazardous levels of PFAS chemicals due pollution from military and industrial sites, according to a new study from Harvard University.
By PBS NewsHour
Climate change, overfishing and pollution would naturally seem harmful for marine life. But one group of animals appears to be thriving: jellyfish. The blob-like creatures reproduce rapidly in higher temperatures and can prosper in waters tainted by human activity, such…
By David Biello
Environmental science writer David Biello says the challenge for our next president is not to choose between embracing globalization or focusing at home, but to realize that the two are inextricably intertwined.
An algae bloom in southeast Florida has grown so large it’s visible from space. A NASA satellite snapped an image of the algal bloom in early May as it festered across 33 square miles in Lake Okeechobee, which…
More than 18 million Americans received their drinking water from systems with lead violations in 2015, according to a new report.
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