Jennifer Baum: SootAugust 2016
Breathability then and now.
Mary Wang: Seeing Through the Fog, Part TwoMay 2016
A two-part inquiry on how ancient philosophy and medicine come up against pollution and modernization in China.
Mary Wang: Seeing Through the FogMay 2016
A two part series on how ancient philosophy and medicine come up against pollution and modernization in China
Water in the DesertOctober 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 DethronedAugust 2015
In Appalachia, the coal industry is in collapse, but the mountains aren’t coming back.
Heather Samples: In the Land of the Heavy LiftingFebruary 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 ChangeNovember 2013
Climate change may destroy us, but not before we see a green energy revolution by the people.
Abrahm Lustgarten: EPA Drops the Ball, AgainJuly 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 CommunitiesJune 2013
Latin American water leaders discuss a commons approach for safe water.
Abrahm Lustgarten: Why the EPA Reversed its Stance on Polluting Texas WaterMarch 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 DrinkJanuary 2013
While Mexico searches for untapped aquifers, the US government allows companies to pollute potential sources of fresh water.
Meaghan Winter: Extinction is the RuleDecember 2012
Sure, forced abortions are oppressive, but so is not being able to breathe.
Oil and AshBy Michael Bazzett
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