Switching to cleaner cookstoves can save lives, cut carbon emissions, and promote gender equality. At COP27, world leaders should take steps to ensure universal clean cooking access by 2030.
Health Archives - State of the Planet
Even if pollution goes down and climate change is slowed, deaths from air pollution in some regions may still rise.
Banning gas connections in new buildings would have significant health benefits, in addition to helping to curb climate emissions.
Professor Peter Muennig discusses the state of New York City’s streets, and what could be done to make them safer.
An epidemiology student and pediatric dentist who works with marginalized communities, Suliman wants policymakers to understand the importance of oral health and prioritize it.
Getting rid of some air pollutants might aggravate global warming. Here’s how.
A new paper cites dozens of studies on how fossil fuel combustion harms kids’ physical and mental health.
Though often underestimated, extreme heat is the leading weather-related killer in the U.S.
In a collaboration that included Columbia researchers, Belmont County residents set up a low-cost sensor network that is helping them fight for clean air.
A new study adds to the evidence that structural racism in federal policy is linked to the disproportionate siting of oil and gas wells in marginalized neighborhoods.