As a scientist, I am often asked what “proof” links hormone-altering chemicals to diseases and birth defects. One mother questions whether exposures during her pregnancy caused her child’s autism.
The recent death of F. Sherwood Rowland, who, working in 1974 with Mario Molina, discovered that the ozone layer was endangered by a lucrative class of chemicals, is a reminder of the perennial determination of industries to undermine scientific findings that could cost them money or markets.
They have a reputation for being environmentally minded do-gooders.
WATERLOO, Iowa --- Proposed funding cuts for lead poisoning prevention programs mobilized area advocates to Capitol Hill last week
As part of our week-long series on cancer and the environment... we’re talking about going to court. Some people turn to the courts because they think pollution has made them sick, and they think they know who’s to blame.
The once great floating gardens of Mexico City, which filled the bellies of the Aztecs, are dying of serious neglect.