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New Map Shows Chicago Needs Environmental Justice Reforms

Expert BlogMeleah Geertsma
New map by NRDC shows Chicago's Southwest and Southeast side communities bear the heaviest cumulative burdens from environmental pollution, calling for land use and public health reforms to address industrial areas and other pollution sources.

Climate Change Threatens Health

OverviewUnited States, InternationalDr. Kim Knowlton
Climate change is one of the most serious public health threats facing the nation, but few people are aware of how it can affect them. Children, the elderly, and communities living in poverty are among the most vulnerable.