I do not know how best to respond to the question that, these days, many parents ask me. Concerned about the toxic air of Delhi, they - particularly those with children who have asthma - ask me if they should leave the city.
President Barack Obama made a personal plea late Saturday for the nation’s most ambitious environmental regulation in decades — a crackdown on power plants’ greenhouse gas emissions that the administration will announce Monday, in hopes of putting the U.S. in striking distance of achieving a global agreement to combat climate change.
In a scenario reminiscent of the slave era, workers at this Zimbabwe farm jointly owned by Zimbabwe and China have been exposed to high levels of a toxic chemical without adequate protection, in contravention of both local and international laws.
Researchers are finding that positive mentions about hookah use on Twitter — more than 12,000 a day — may be adding to the misperception that it is somehow less harmful than cigarette smoking. It's not.