An uptick in clean vehicles has improved air quality in wealthier communities over marginalized communities in California, a new study finds.
Fine-Tuning Air Pollution Models
InMAP estimates air pollution within cities, but its predictions are flawed for specific chemicals. Now, scientists are addressing that shortcoming.
EPA Air Pollution Proposal Stirs Debate
The agency’s proposal to tighten standards for small-particulate pollution has prompted opposing calls for tighter and looser regulations.
Sedimentos lacustres registran el legado del carbón de Carolina del Norte
Los lagos contaminados con cenizas de carbón se encuentran en áreas residenciales y recreativas, provocando preocupaciones por la salud de los residentes locales y los ecosistemas.
Lake Sediments Record North Carolina’s Coal Legacy
Coal ash–polluted lakes are in residential and recreational areas, invoking concern for the health of local residents and ecosystems.
Using Data to Mitigate Inequitable Environmental Burdens
A new transdisciplinary special collection welcomes studies exploring data and tools for identifying and mitigating environmental injustice.
Jimena Díaz Leiva: Changing Conservation Narratives
Díaz Leiva has been to Peru and beyond as she works on environmental and social justice projects.
Sewing DEI Into the Fabric of the Geosciences
AGU journals host a new living special collection on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the geosciences and invite additional contributions to grow this collection.
Uranium Detected in Latinx Communities’ Water Systems
The unsafe contaminant levels could not be attributed to differences in regional geology, water source, or community size. Researchers suggest they are due to a failure of regulatory policy.
Black Neighborhoods Will Bear Future Flood Burden
Climate change, shifting populations, and infrastructure development in risky areas compound future flood loss risk.