Scientists, community groups, and the Clean Water Act are behind Washington, D.C.’s massive project to reduce combined sewer overflows by 96%.
La Ciudad de México es una de las áreas urbanas más propensas a desastres del mundo. Después de un terremoto, las comunidades marginadas que viven en la periferia de la ciudad están expuestas a más peligros que el simple derrumbe de edificios.
It’s no secret there are disparities in exposure to climate change’s effects. A new study zeroes in on the demographics of neighborhoods subjected to the hottest temperatures.
A new study uses its data to show that diesel traffic is the largest source of pollution inequality across racial and economic divides
Poor infrastructure is responsible for tens of thousands of pharmaceutical doses that flow through Baltimore’s streams each year.
Mexico City is one of the most disaster-prone urban areas in the world. Following an earthquake, marginalized communities living on the city’s periphery are exposed to more dangers than just collapsing buildings.
Widespread remote work may have kept air pollution lower than pre-COVID-19 lockdown levels even though restrictions were lifted in 2020, a new study finds.
People have been engineering river deltas for millennia, but new research identifies the optimal placement for diversions that benefit both local communities and the environment—and it might be close to a city.
Researchers compared the nitrogen removal potential by microbes in ditches that drained forested, urban, and agricultural lands and discovered that roadside ditches are important areas for removing nutrients.