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Nearly 4.5 million people in the United States are exposed to pollution from waste incinerators, and 85 percent of waste incinerators are located in environmental justice communities May 20, 2022 Tishman Environment and Design Center’s Work Reveals Most Incinerators Pollute Low-Income and Communities of Color and Worsen Climate Change Cities across the United States have …

PORTLAND — Don Myron is probably best known as the guy who survived one of the deadliest fires in Oregon’s history by sheltering overnight in a river with a patio chair. So there was never any question that Myron would rebuild his home in Oregon’s Santiam Canyon after the house was destroyed in the Labor …

Le Pen admits defeat Macron hails win but vows to change Leaders across Europe sigh with relief Opposition turns focus to June parliamentary elections PARIS, April 24 (Reuters) – Emmanuel Macron comfortably defeated his far-right rival Marine Le Pen on Sunday, heading off a political earthquake for Europe but acknowledging dissatisfaction with his first term …

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — According to the latest Healthy Minds Monthly* poll from the American Psychiatric Association (APA), 58% of adults believe climate change is already impacting the health of Americans and nearly half (48%) agree that it’s impacting the mental health of Americans. Half of adults (51%) are anxious about climate change’s impact …

Star of Aquilinia Bernadette Mercer Bernadette Mercer’s cautionary tale “Star of Aquilinia – A Parable For Earth” promotes environmental awareness QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA, April 4, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — With her science fiction novel, author Bernadette Mercer tackles multiple issues facing the world today, from pollution to the environment to the need to switch to sustainable and …

April used to be known as Autism Awareness Month. But in 2021, the designation changed to Autism Acceptance Month. It’s a simple – but important – revision. The Autism Society of America announced the suggested shift in terminology last year, urging the media to go along, in order to ignite change in the lives of those …

By Steffan MessengerBBC Wales Environment Correspondent Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, The area around Blaenau Ffestiniog is alongside Egypt’s Pyramids, India’s Taj Mahal and the Grand Canyon as a Unesco World Heritage site Appropriately enough, it’s drizzling on the day we visit the town billed as Wales’ wettest. A grey sky blends in with the …

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Sleep scientists are once again warning of health repercussions as Daylight Saving Time is in full effect. Colin Lawlor, CEO of SleepScore Labs headquartered in Carlsbad, says there is a 24% increase in heart attacks on Monday, immediately after Daylight Saving Time. He said the research is clear: springing the clock ahead …

Without batteries, it could be argued that the world we know today would be a very different place. And one form of battery has dominated the market for over a decade now — lithium-ion.  But these batteries have some inherent problems (like limited life spans) and are far from being an “environmentally-friendly” solution to powering …

East Lansing-based GreenMark Biomedical Inc. is an entrepreneurial example of how “it takes a village.” The company, which got approval from the Food and Drug Administration in March for dentists to use its oral rinse made with starch nanoparticles to detect tooth decay much earlier than previously possible, has raised or won more than $6 …