Coronavirus shutdowns have cut pollution, and that’s opened the door to a “giant, global environmental experiment” with potentially far-reaching consequences.
Coral DavenportFrom Manhattan to Mumbai,scientists have used the shutdown to study the cleanest air in a generation.The data will inform our understanding of pollution& public health for decades-& could even help governments lock in cleaner air as the economy ramps up.
For the Magazine, Nikole Hannah-Jones explains how centuries of violence and discrimination preventing black Americans from building wealth are the root cause of today’s racial inequalities — and argues that they cannot be fixed without restitution.
The prosecutor’s supervisor said that the case was being treated differently because of the defendant’s relationship with the president, according to planned testimony.
Coral DavenportThe Justice Dep't's probe into CA's deal with 4 automakers to lower climate-warming emissions-a deal that enraged Trump-was politically motivated,rather than grounded in facts,a senior career DoJ official will testify.@npfandos@charlie_savage & @ktbenner