It's no accident that the most polluted communities are also the most likely to have more severe cases of COVID-19.
Rebecca LeberThe Clean Air Act "has led to many positive changes but still may not tell you what’s outside of your house"
on the problem of ultrafine particles and how it puts people who live next to highways and industry at extra risk
Rebecca Lebertwitter break lasted approx 24 hours
but I've returned to share a fascinating interview that's finally up with @DrCHFuller on pollution and pandemics and racial injustice and the underrated solution of planting more trees
The strange Ohio case offers juicy details on how corporations block environmental campaigns.
Rebecca LeberThe Ohio bribery case gives us a rare look at how corporations prevent ballot initiatives from ever reaching a vote—without the public even realizing it. An inside look at how fossil fuels block environmental initiatives by throwing tons of money around
The current COVID-19 pandemic reminds us how profoundly the energy and environmental policy decisions of the past have failed communities of color – allowing systemic shocks, persistent stressors, and pandemics to disproportionately impact...
Rebecca Leber"Here lies the political career of Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, named for two confederate heroes like his father and grandfather before him—the only monument to the Confederacy that Trump was eager to remove."
Humans are bad at making the complex risk calculations now confronting them as states ease restrictions on business.
Rebecca Leber"it is too easy to focus on people making bad choices rather than on people having bad choices. People should practice humility regarding the former and voice outrage about the latter."
Rebecca LeberDems have a plan. GOP has no plan. Dems no longer center climate solutions fully around capitalism and focus more on racial justice. GOP has no plan. Democrats have enough to agree on to run with in 2021. GOP has no plan.
Rebecca LeberThe Democrats have a new climate plan that doesn't entirely depend on capitalism.