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SCHOLARS IN THE NEWS
May 3, 2022
Anthroposphere: The Oxford Climate Review
The negative impacts of increasing atmospheric CO2 on food quality and production raise significant public health concerns for countries like Bangladesh where rice and fish not only supply energy and protein but also undergird cultural identity. As the saying goes: Mache Vate Bangali (Fish and Rice make a Bengali).
March 16, 2022
NIEHS Global Environmental Health Newsletter
Over the years, research has focused on reducing household air pollution by the sustained use of efficient stoves. But an NIEHS-funded team published a study exploring another angle: why people who use efficient stoves stop cooking with them later.
March 15, 2022
Moms Clean Air Force
“For more than two decades,” Annie Hoang writes, “my mother has worked in poorly ventilated nail salons where she inhales toxic fumes that have caused new health issues. Similarly, my father works as a low-wage laborer in an old warehouse where smoke and dust pollute the air.”
October 28, 2021
The Washington Post
Chemicals that research has shown to be linked to reproductive harm and learning problems in children were found in popular menu items
September 17, 2021
There are few studies of [environmental justice] and disability, let alone the intersection of race, class and disability.