Nearly 8,000 U.S. public schools are plagued by toxic air

Read the full story at Grist. Nearly 8,000 U.S. public schools lie within 500 feet of highways, truck routes, and other roads with significant traffic, according to a joint investigation by the Center for Public Integrity and Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting. That’s about one in every 11 public schools, serving roughly 4.4 …

Air Pollution Causes 4.2 Million Premature Deaths Around The World

Read the full story in Fast Company. If smoking, a cholesterol-filled diet, and high blood pressure doesn't kill you, then the polluted air might. In 2015, ambient pollution was the fifth leading cause of death worldwide, according to a major new report. More than 4.2 million people died prematurely because of particulates and ozone in …

You Can Now Access The EPA Website As It Existed Before Trump

Read the full story from Fast Company. Should sections of the Environmental Protection Agency's website go the way of the civil rights and climate-change pages of the White House website—in other words, disappear—the agency is prepared. Even if Donald Trump takes the whole EPA site offline, a mirror copy of the website exists online, and …

NASA is defiantly communicating climate change science despite Trump’s doubts

Read the full story in the Washington Post. If you peruse NASA’s social media feeds dedicated to climate change, you would have no clue a new administration has taken power that has expressed doubts about the reality or seriousness of the issue. Every day, NASA has dutifully posted updates on Twitter (@nasaclimate) and Facebook pertaining to climate change …