Dan Westervelt, a 2019 Center for Climate and Life Fellow, received funding to address the ongoing air pollution crisis in three large sub-Saharan African cities.
Health Archives - State of the Planet
Quickly transitioning our energy supplies to clean, low-carbon energy sources is a tremendous opportunity to improve our health.
Thousands more people could die from injuries each year as rising temperatures in the United States affect people’s behavior, says a new study.
Jaishree Beedasy delves into how disasters disproportionately affect the most vulnerable groups in society, particularly children, and how to help them recover.
With help from local tv station Univision 41, Earth Institute scientists tested how well Newark’s lead filters are working. The results support new findings from city officials.
An Earth Institute expert explains why climate change is great for mosquitoes (but bad for people), and why we shouldn’t really worry about prehistoric germs coming back to life.
As the government responds to the outbreak of vaping-related illnesses, it should also consider how improper disposal of vaping products can harm communities and the environment.
A team of researchers taught social science students to test for high fluoride levels in their own villages, and experimented with creative ways to get the word out about the dangers of fluorosis.
Lower air pollution levels saved an estimated 5,660 lives in New York State in 2012, compared to 2002 levels, according to a new study.
As the world warms, plants may benefit but pollen allergies will likely get worse.