No Beba El Agua: Don’t Drink the Water

  • Published: Jun 22nd, 2012

A growing number of low-income families in California are paying for water that is not safe to drink.

Stress + Pollution = Health Risks for Low-Income Kids

  • Published: Jun 21st, 2012

Growing body of research suggests that the stress of poverty makes children more susceptible to contaminants.

‘We are Richmond:’ A Diverse Community Fights Pollution

  • Published: Jun 20th, 2012

The many ethnic minorities of Richmond, Calif. unite in one of the oldest environmental justice movements in the U.S.

Low-Income Area Copes with Oil Refineries, Toxic Waste

  • Published: Jun 19th, 2012

The city of North Richmond, California, which is 97 percent minorities, is surrounded by five oil refineries.

Mystery Solved: Why Raindrops Don’t Kill Mosquitoes

  • Published: Jun 5th, 2012

How is it that mosquitoes can fly through the rain without getting knocked out of the air and squished?

Geoengineered Sky: Bye-Bye Blue, Hello White

  • Published: Jun 4th, 2012

Blue skies no more? That's one side effect of a new geoengineering study that might turn out to be deeply troubling.

Moving to a Green Economy Could Mean Millions of Jobs

  • Published: Jun 2nd, 2012

United Nations Environment Program says global move to low-carbon economy means millions could be lifted from poverty.

Image of the Day: Ride ‘Em if You Got ‘Em

  • Published: May 26th, 2012

Americans are saving $4.6 billion a year by riding bicycles instead of driving, according to a new report.