An Oregon State University study of almost 3 million births in Texas found mothers living less than a mile from drilling sites were more likely to experience higher blood pressure and other potentially dangerous health conditions.
From Hurricane Ida to Indigenous-led protests outside the White House, DeSmog documents the impacts of and actions taken to tackle a warming world.
Environmental advocates fear the Gulf Coast is poised to become a sacrifice zone as the latest petrochemical facility goes into production.
Activists opposing the rebuild of an incinerator in the London Borough of Enfield, a vote on which is due on Thursday, have been forced to confront environmentalism’s white, middle-class dominance.
Ten of Laredo, Texas’s schools rank in the country’s top 1 percent of schools where students’ health is most at risk from toxic air pollution, in large part due to emissions from one medical equipment sterilization plant.
Enviva's wood pellet facility, which feeds the UK's Drax power station, produces dust and noise pollution that exacerbates existing health inequalities, argues North Carolina activist Belinda Joyner.
The challenge of how best to handle desperate migrants fleeing hardships in their native countries is only going to grow more pronounced for governments.
A D.C.-based think tank with ties to fossil fuel money claims that shutting down the aging Line 5 pipeline would hurt Black communities in Michigan. Community activists say otherwise.
Climate advocates in Louisiana warn that environmental justice goals will be tough to meet in a state where the governor keeps welcoming new fossil fuel development.