Health

Mobile monitoring reveals congestion effect for vehicle emissions in London
Lauren Padilla / Mar 11, 2024

New study shows just how much congestion intensifies emissions from diesel vehicles   In a recently published study, researchers from the University of York and Environmental Defense Fund show how traffic ...

Underfunding the fight against air pollution is a crisis we must tackle at UNEA-6 and beyond
Sergio Sanchez / Feb 06, 2024

Air pollution affects almost everyone and carries severe consequences for public health, the environment and our climate, yet efforts to combat it are severely underfunded, especially in Latin America and ...

Report: One in four New York State residents lives within half a mile of a mega-warehouse
Derek Schwabe / Jan 18, 2024

What’s new: A new report released today by EDF and ElectrifyNY traces the growth of mega-warehouses–and their health impacts–in communities across New York State, driven in-part by the e-commerce boom. ...

New interactive data story highlights air pollution and health impacts in the South Bronx
Mindi DePaola / Dec 20, 2023

What’s new: EDF partner, South Bronx Unite, has just launched an interactive data visualization that’s mapping what residents of the South Bronx have long experienced—that air pollution from industrial facilities ...