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Wednesday, August 30, 2023
The White House wants to direct more funding communities dealing with high levels of pollution and health problems. But how agencies determine who qualifies for the money has some researchers worried.
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
A landmark youth climate ruling from Montana could have significant repercussions for future climate lawsuits, legal experts say.
Sunday, August 20, 2023
In 2020, New Jersey became the first state in the country to require climate change education across grade levels and in most subjects. The standards were rolled out this past year.
Wednesday, July 19, 2023
New Jersey was the first state in the country to mandate climate change be taught across all grade levels and in most subjects.
Monday, June 19, 2023
A new satellite will take continuous measurements of dangerous air pollution in the U.S. That has scientists, and residents, warily optimistic about undoing decades of environmental injustice.
Thursday, April 20, 2023
A new report from the conservation group American Rivers names a stretch of the Colorado River, the Ohio River and eight other rivers as endangered.
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Ten rivers across the country make one conservation group's list of most endangered rivers, including the Ohio River.
Sunday, April 02, 2023
A new study finds deforestation reduces rainfall in tropical rainforests, which has grave consequences for agriculture, drought and climate resilience.
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
A new U.N. water report warns the world is headed toward a global water crisis if human-caused climate change and population growth aren't addressed.
Thursday, February 23, 2023
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Kenn Crossley, Syria country director for the UN World Food Programme, about the process of getting aid to people in need after the earthquake earlier in February.
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with reporter Jon Keegan of The Markup about the data that Kroger grocery chain collects about customers in its loyalty program.
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
In 2019, a metal detectorist from Birmingham, England, found buried treasure: a 500-year-old gold necklace inscribed with the initials of King Henry-the-Eighth and his first wife, Katherine of Aragon.
Wednesday, February 08, 2023
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Brookings Institution visiting fellow Asli Aydintasbas about whether policy failures and building shortcuts in Turkey may have contributed to the earthquake's death toll.
Thursday, February 02, 2023
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with journalist Radley Balko about the history behind specialized police units and why they can be problematic.
Sunday, January 22, 2023
Queenie: Godmother of Harlem tells the overlooked story of Stephanie Saint Clair, or "Queenie," a Black female mob boss and fashion icon who lived during the height of the Harlem Renaissance.
Monday, January 16, 2023
In his recently published photobook, "No Justice, No Peace," Devin Allen confronts readers with the reality of how little has changed since the civil rights movement.
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Brittney Griner's agent, Lindsay Kagawa Colas, about clearing hurdles to get Griner back to the U.S. and what's next for the "We Are BG" movement.
Friday, November 11, 2022
A study found that giving direct food support to women and girls in sub-Saharan Africa cut their risk of contracting HIV by 64%, because it alleviated the pressure to engage in high-risk sex.
Thursday, October 27, 2022
"Jin, jiyan, azadi!" — "Woman, life, freedom!" — has become the rallying cry for people in Iran and beyond who are protesting the death of Mahsa Amini in Iranian police custody.
Friday, September 30, 2022
The storm landed in South Carolina after devastating southwest and central Florida. Ian brought heavy rain, high winds and flooding along South Carolina coast, causing damage in some areas.