Beth Gardiner

author of “Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution”

Journalist and author of the forthcoming book Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution

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Los Angeles has yet again earned the dubious distinction as the nation’s capital for dirty air.

'Choked': Can LA clean its dirty air?

Los Angeles has yet again earned the dubious distinction as the nation’s capital for dirty air.

from Design and Architecture

It’s invisible in some places, but dirty air kills millions of people all over the world. That’s even true in America, despite the Clean Air Act and California’s Air Resources Board.

Air Pollution: The original component of Climate Change

It’s invisible in some places, but dirty air kills millions of people all over the world. That’s even true in America, despite the Clean Air Act and California’s Air Resources Board.

from To the Point

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The Dodgers will face off against the Washington Nationals tonight and they must win so they can advance toward the World Series.

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Millions of young people across the country and around the world took part in the Youth Climate Strike last week and international leaders were in New York Monday for the U.N.

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A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

from To the Point