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State of the Air Report shows America must work harder to fight pollution
Tammy Thompson / May 07, 2024

What’s new: The American Lung Association released its annual State of the Air report last month, showing that climate change is making it more difficult to clean up our polluted ...

New EDF report reveals more than 2 million Illinois residents live near a mega-warehouse
Derek Schwabe / Apr 26, 2024

What’s new: EDF released a report this week, Illinois Warehouse Boom, which examines the growth of mega-warehouses and their health impacts in communities across Illinois, building on its recent research ...

EDF partners with Brazil’s Ministry of Environment and Climate Change on strategy to update air quality standards
Sergio Sanchez / Mar 25, 2024

What’s new: EDF’s Global Clean Air (GCA) team met earlier this month with a working group within Brazil’s national government charged with updating the country’s air quality standards. EDF is ...

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. ...