For all the obvious climate impacts, the United States does not yet seem disturbed enough to demonstrably disrupt our burning of fossil fuels.
What the cleanup tells us about the power of Federal waterway protections.
Derrick Z. Jackson: There’s No Compromising on Science When it Comes to Protecting the Nation’s Rivers and Streams
Unlike the previous administration, the Biden administration must prioritize science and water quality over the demands of big industry.
The 1918 flu claimed an estimated 675,000 lives in the United States. With no drastic action, we will surely surpass the 1918 toll before returning to anything resembling normal life.
No punishment has yet fit the crime of the Flint water crisis, complete with its child poisoning and lethal outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease. After a prior investigation fell apart in 2019, Michigan state prosecutors unveiled a slew of fresh charges against the nine former officials involved.
Derrick Z. Jackson: Election day is nearing, but there’s no end in sight to Trump’s attacks on science
Will the American electorate end up asking for an encore performance of this full-throated rejection of scientific evidence?