Environmental Issues: Environmental Justice
All Documents in Environmental Justice Tagged what you can do
- You Can Beat City Hall - Community Action Tips
- These community-action tips will get you started in fighting the introduction of polluters into your neighborhood.
Documents Tagged what you can do in All Sections
- Global Warming Basics
What it is, how it's caused, and what needs to be done to stop it.
- Answers to questions including: What causes global warming? How can we cut global warming pollution?
- How to Fight Global Warming
Take steps to reduce your energy use, improve efficiency and help end global warming
- The biggest cause of global warming is the carbon dioxide released when fossil fuels are burned for energy. So when you save energy, you fight global warming and save money, too. Here are some easy steps that you can take to help make a difference.
- How to Reduce Your Energy Consumption
Tips for conserving electricity and cutting your energy costs
- Energy efficiency and renewable energy represent the fastest, cleanest and least expensive ways to reduce our electricity use -- and our dependence on oil. Here, some tips on doing just that, for both individuals and businesses -- along with links to other resources that will help you conserve even more.
- Get the Lead Out
- Children across the nation face the risk of lead poisoning, but steps can be taken to protect them.
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- We have the right to know what is in the air we breathe - A guest blog from Dominic Pierceall
- posted by Diane Bailey, 6/17/13
- The "New Bioeconomy": Synthetic Biology's Implications for the Environment, Health and Justice
- posted by Jennifer Sass, 6/5/13
- Let's End a Stinking Era
- posted by Giulia C.S. Good Stefani, 5/23/13
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- Hidden Danger
- A large percentage of U.S. Latinos live and work in urban and agricultural areas where they face heightened danger of exposure to air pollution, unsafe drinking water, pesticides, and lead and mercury contamination.
- Asthma and Air Pollution
- Bad air can bring on asthma attacks; tracking air quality and controlling pollution from cars, factories and power plants can help.