It may take decades to see the worst effects of global warming. Yet Jim Reilly, the director of the US Geological Survey, is committed to short-term thinking.
Environment & Health
This Black community can’t escape sugar industry pollution. Even their school district is in on it.
A political appointee at the Department of Interior has played a key, and sometimes controversial, role in opening a pristine wildlife refuge to drilling.
Long before the coronavirus devastated nursing homes, inadequate staffing in for-profit Texas facilities endangered residents, leading to injuries and deaths.
Luego del huracán María, el número de mujeres asesinadas por sus parejas se duplicó. Sobrevivientes dicen que la respuesta desacertada del gobierno ha puesto aún más vidas en peligro.
After Hurricane Maria, the number of women killed by their partners doubled. Survivors say the government’s misguided response has put more lives in danger.
NPS cuts “health and human safety” section from environmental analysis
How Trump’s Deportation Flights Are Putting Latin America and the Caribbean at Risk.
The detainees already completed their criminal sentences—but they are prevented from leaving for years. And with the coronavirus spreading, their lives are at risk.
Detained men and women held at a facility in Georgia are trying desperately to raise the alarm.
Black-owned funeral homes were already in decline. Can they survive Covid-19?
As COVID-19 deaths mount in Michigan prisons, the review of questionable convictions has slowed, leaving prisoners vulnerable to the disease.
How the billionaire philanthropist displaced George Soros as the chief bogeyman of the right.
The collapse of medical supply chains has been a catastrophe for women in developing countries. Lockdowns have made matters worse.
The workers also expressed concerns that delays in the provision of personal protective equipment like masks and gloves made an outbreak inevitable.
Many cancer patients have had surgeries delayed and treatment procedures changed as the country battles COVID-19.
Since the White House announced this “historic public-private partnership,” 63 sites have opened nationwide. Just eight are in black neighborhoods.
Francisco Hernandez just wanted to say goodbye.
“Beau” is one of about 2,400 people who have died of COVID-19 in Michigan. Texts, diaries and photos detailed his last days in remarkable detail.
Doctors and nurses in one of the nation’s poorest, blackest big cities are fighting a raging coronavirus outbreak and a flawed health care system. Here’s what life is like for them right now.