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State of Global Air 2019 — A Special Report On Global Exposure To Air Pollution & Its Disease Burden

May 25th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

It's a fine balance to stay above the depression point when one is educated about the state of our environment, the state of our union, the state of our planet, the state of politics, and the legacy we are leaving for our grandchildren. A new report on air pollution doesn't really help with that depression, but it is important for us to cover nonetheless


Gas Cars = More Human Death

January 20th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

A recent news item — €70 Billion A Year In EU Health Damage Caused By Vehicle Emissions — reminded me of the following article, which is a piece I wrote in 2016 to try to more directly communicate the issue to people. Initially, the opening line below was the title


EPA “Head” Scott Pruitt Discounts The Value Of Human Life (Literally)

May 8th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Scott Pruitt, still clinging to the helm of President Trump’s EPA, met with allies at the Heritage Foundation Wednesday for what one attendee described as a “deniers’ convention,” according to E&E News. Pruitt told attendees that he is planning to stop counting the co-benefits of environmental protections, The Daily Caller reported


Study: Diesel Exhaust Tied To 38,000 Early Deaths A Year

May 20th, 2017 | by James Ayre

Roughly 38,000 people die prematurely every year worldwide as a result of exposure to diesel exhaust, according to new research from the Environmental Health Analytics. Importantly, this figure will continue climbing over the coming years if decisive action isn't taken, according to the researchers involved



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