After a Decade, Federal Officials Tighten Guidelines on Air Pollution

As a child, Stephanie Lovinsky-Desir remembers being taken from doctor to doctor by her parents as they searched desperately for a way to manage her asthma. She wondered then if there was something in the air that made it difficult for her to breathe. Today, Lovinsky-Desir is a pediatric pulmonologist, using her childhood experience with […]

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Despite a Changing Climate, Americans Are ‘Flocking to Fire’

Despite an increase in wildfire risk spurred by climate change, Americans are moving to wildfire-prone areas and prioritizing lower housing costs and amenities such as temperate weather and recreational opportunities over risk of natural disasters. An analysis of U.S. migration data from the past decade published today, “Flocking to fire: How climate and natural hazards […]

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A New Push Is on in Chicago to Connect Urban Farmers With Institutional Buyers Like Schools and Hospitals

More local growers, a healthier population and climate change mitigation are what urban agriculture advocates and researchers envision for the future of Chicago’s food systems. Linking small producers and producers of color with public institutions like schools, hospitals and detention centers in the food supply chain can be a significant step in that direction because […]

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