EHN talked to people with disabilities put in increased danger during last summer’s Pacific Northwest heat waves. Activists say accessible cooling centers and air conditioning are key to combating this injustice.
Expanding electric vehicle access will help improve air quality and mobility in low-income communities plagued by environmental racism.
From an early age, many people don’t feel welcome in outdoor spaces or inspired to pursue environmental science careers. That needs to change.
Preparing for and building back after natural disasters should not be a one-size-fits all approach.
Methods of investing, lending, and risk assessment must change to prioritize equity.
Working with youth writers on a climate-fiction screenplay has opened my eyes to the power of the arts in confronting environmental crises.
Climate change and unbalanced regional political power are driving an ongoing water crisis in Bangladesh.
Environmental health and justice research is serious business. But when things go sideways in the field, a sense of humor is a must.
Due to a lack of data and understanding, the disabled community remains left out of most environmental justice research.
The most impactful healthcare and research keeps community service at its core.