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How Exactly Does Lead Exposure Harm the Brain?
ExplainerUnited StatesJeff Turrentine
The metal is highly toxic to neural development in children. Here’s why—and what the country can do to prevent it.
What Is the Air Quality Index?
ExplainerUnited StatesShelia Hu
The national index reports real-time air quality issues across the country.
A Climate Week to Advance Urgent Change
Expert BlogInternational, United States, New York CityManish Bapna
As the hottest summer on record draws to a close, the next several months could determine whether the world rises to the moment—or blows past irreversible tipping points.
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