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Jun 26, 2020

When Gina McCarthy left her post as Obama’s EPA Administrator, she was ready to leave the sometimes grueling world of Washington politics behind. She went into academia. In 2018, she founded the Harvard Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment (C-CHANGE).

But after observing Trump’s chaotic first term...


Jun 18, 2020

Sociologist and Environmental Justice Activist Dr. Robert Bullard came of age during the Civil Rights Movement. Back then, the conversation around how racism and environmentalism intersected hadn’t gained much traction.

But Dr. Bullard began to make those connections through his research. He began to notice in cities...


Jun 11, 2020

At the start of 2020, Americans were becoming increasingly alarmed about climate change. 

But then: A pandemic, record unemployment and now mass demonstrations over police violence and racism. The last time America faced such a turbulent political moment — during the Great Recession — public concern about...


Jun 5, 2020

The Environmental Protection Agency hopes to finalize its new ‘Secret Science’ rule that would make it harder for lifesaving climate science to inform policy. If approved, it could be detrimental to studies that contain confidential data — including seminal public health findings related to air pollution.

This is...


May 28, 2020

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Senator Sheldon Whitehouse on Climate's Stolen Decade

Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse made his debut in Congress in 2007. Back then, hopes for congressional action on climate change were high,...