Tag: Fossil Fuels

Air Pollution: How it Affects Our Lungs and Our Environment

Air Pollution: How it Affects Our Lungs and Our Environment

If you live in a crowded, congested area, you are most likely very familiar with air pollution. It usually takes on the form of brown haze over a town, highway, or other congested areas that contain a lot of factories. Some isn’t seen, but its gross smell is definitely noticeable. This is a major threat to global health and prosperity. Air pollution is responsible for more than 6.5 million deaths each year globally, according to an article from The Lancet. If you’re exposed to high levels of pollution, you may experience a rapid onset of symptoms. These can range from irritated airways to feeling out of breath and coughing.

How We Can Respond to Climate Change

How We Can Respond to Climate Change

Right now, in the U.S. and around the world, climate change is causing major weather events and catastrophic situations to occur, negatively impacting everyone in its path. This includes flooding, hurricanes, tornadoes, and many other dangerous disasters. It’s important to know what is causing this and do our best to figure out ways to prevent these causes from further damaging our environment.

Inflation Reduction Act Officially Passed In The Senate 

Inflation Reduction Act Officially Passed In The Senate 

The passing of the Inflation Reduction Act on August 7th is a tremendous win for the Democrats, who have been repeatedly attempting to push climate change bills into the public eye. With the chaos that is the US government right now, climate change hasn’t exactly been at the forefront of American minds, but luckily Senators Chuck Schumer of New York and Joe Manchin of West Virginia have fulfilled their promise to enact new policies that will make at least some environmental difference. 

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