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Cap-and-trade? Not so Great if you are Black or Brown

Environmental justice advocates have long warned that “cap-and-trade” — a market-based strategy to reduce climate-changing greenhouse gas emissions — could hurt low-income communities of color. A preliminary report on California’s cap-and-trade program shows they …

Suffocating Cities

Air pollution is a full-on, flashing-lights, health emergency.

Fracking: Measuring Methane  

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Lisa Song, joins us to help us understand the impact of fracking on the air we breathe.

Fracking: There’s Something In The Air  

Fracking and air pollution with Caroline Cox, the Research Director for the Center for Environmental Health.

King Coal Is Dying a Slow Death in America

In cities choked by pollution and a world coming to grips with the realities of climate change, what future does coal really have?

SNAKE OIL: Chapter 4 - Fracking Wars, Fracking Casualties

Why has there been such a massive grassroots backlash against fracking? In this chapter, we’ll look at the evidence for fracking’s impacts on water, air, land, and climate. Reader warning: it ain’t pretty.

"This land is everything to us": A story of fracking in Alberta

“I think what we’re standing for is something that no longer exists…” says Nielle, “beautiful, pristine farmland, wonderful water, fresh air.”

Broke, crowded & hot: Top 3 reasons to flee big cities

It’s a staple of summer disaster flicks: the scene of a panicked populace trying to get the hell out of Dodge.

US unveils major new proposal to cut vehicle emissions

Environmentalists and public health advocates are lauding a key, long-awaited proposal put forward by President Barack Obama’s administration that would require cleaner gasoline and more effective technologies on vehicles, cutting various harmful emissions by 40 to 80 percent. The US …

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