Two billion children worldwide breathing toxic air

The twenty-second annual Conference of the Parties (COP22) began this past Monday in Marrakech, Morocco. However, in advance of the conference, the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) released an alarming report detailing how air pollution is impacting children worldwide. The report found that air pollution contributes to the deaths of approximately 600,000children under

Stephanie Thomas: We have a right to know if we’re in harm’s way

Photo: Gary Coronado, Houston Chronicle Staff Chemical inventory is good first step, but safety alerts also are necessary On May 5, I sat outside in the Medical Center enjoying the sunshine when I saw plumes of black smoke billowing toward the sky. Over the next two days, on social media, I saw images of Spring