Tag: pollution

Jennifer Baum: Soot

August 2016

Breathability then and now.

Mary Wang: Seeing Through the Fog, Part Two

May 2016

A two-part inquiry on how ancient philosophy and medicine come up against pollution and modernization in China.

Mary Wang: Seeing Through the Fog

May 2016

A two part series on how ancient philosophy and medicine come up against pollution and modernization in China

Water in the Desert

October 2015

From 1952 to 1981, a chemical used to clean airplanes contaminated the groundwater in a Tucson community. By the time the city stepped in, thousands were already sick or dying.

Laura Gottesdiener: Coal Dethroned

August 2015

In Appalachia, the coal industry is in collapse, but the mountains aren’t coming back.

Heather Samples: In the Land of the Heavy Lifting

February 2014

What the Elk River contamination tells us about a fading West Virginian mythos and the new meaning of Coal Country.

Michael Klare: Surviving Climate Change

November 2013

Climate change may destroy us, but not before we see a green energy revolution by the people.

Abrahm Lustgarten: EPA Drops the Ball, Again

July 2013

In its latest abdication, the EPA hands over the Wyoming Fracking Study to a drilling company.

Robert Reich: Who to Tax, Polluters or Students?

July 2013

Why Republican congressmen want to tax college students to pay down the deficit.

Daniel Moss: Protecting Drinking Water by Preventing Pollution in Upstream Communities

June 2013

Latin American water leaders discuss a commons approach for safe water.

Abrahm Lustgarten: Why the EPA Reversed its Stance on Polluting Texas Water

March 2013

Emails to Heather Podesta from an interim director raise questions about outside influence on the agency’s decisions.

Abrahm Lustgarten: Message from Mexico – U.S. Is Polluting Water It May Someday Need to Drink

January 2013

While Mexico searches for untapped aquifers, the US government allows companies to pollute potential sources of fresh water.

Meaghan Winter: Extinction is the Rule

December 2012

Sure, forced abortions are oppressive, but so is not being able to breathe.

Oil and Ash

By Michael Bazzett
July 2010

I understand this economically, and I’d rather not / mention the resemblance to prostitution, but when I open my / mouth it also fills with something called sky