Coal ash–polluted lakes are in residential and recreational areas, invoking concern for the health of local residents and ecosystems.
A new transdisciplinary special collection welcomes studies exploring data and tools for identifying and mitigating environmental injustice.
Díaz Leiva has been to Peru and beyond as she works on environmental and social justice projects.
AGU journals host a new living special collection on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the geosciences and invite additional contributions to grow this collection.
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.
Climate change, shifting populations, and infrastructure development in risky areas compound future flood loss risk.
From developing a research question to enacting solutions, environmental justice requires community engagement in every step of the scientific process.
Certain health risks are greatest in neighborhoods with higher proportions of people of color and lower levels of income and education.
Documents suggest that in more than 80 U.S. locations, the failure of an aging dam could flood a major toxic waste site.
Natural hazard impacts and resources allocated for risk reduction and disaster recovery are often inequitably distributed. New research is developing and applying methods to measure these inequities.