Environment & Climate
Wilmington may be a poster child for environmental injustice, but in recent years the residents have taken on the refineries, the port and politicians.
Although still unknown outside of the American west, valley fever is a severe fungal infection — and its territory may expand as the climate warms.
Disasters in the form of wildfires, heatwaves and smoke days have exacerbated Sonoma's disparities of wealth, health and education.
Not only is the air quality decreasing, but the number of extreme heat events is on the rise. What will this mean for the health of nearby communities?
Also, California drops plan to require COVID vaccines in schools, and Chinese study claims no new variants detected from outbreak there.
Even worse, the investigation revealed children had been tasked with cleaning up the toxic mess at one range.
In its announcement that Rochester's trees should be protected, the Landmark Society of Western New York's cited a Democrat and Chronicle 2022 series on the topic.
GOP-led House takes aim at COVID origins, U.S. response. Also, public health experts see value in monitoring wastewater to detect new viral threats.
Residents and activists say the airport expansion, completed half a century ago, continues to harm their health and well-being today.