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Air pollution adds to a number of Cleveland’s ills. So why does no one talk about it?

A few weeks ago, Rachel Dissell and Brie Zeltner from The Plain Dealer released their roughly 26-part series, “Toxic Neglect,” which provided an incredible deep dive into the City of Cleveland’s… Read more »

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Study estimates that Volkswagen’s ‘defeat devices’ caused 59 premature deaths in US

Since the EPA announced on September 18 that Volkswagen had installed “defeat devices” in its so-called clean diesel vehicles for model years 2008-2015, analysts have been attempting to quantify the public… Read more »

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How VW forced drivers to ‘roll coal’ & what it tells us about the flaws in our emissions testing systems

Last summer, a few media outlets reported on a strange phenomenon that was on the rise in certain corners of the country. For whatever reason, a group of Good Ole’… Read more »

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Rep. Bill Patmon to fight infant mortality through the power of condescension

Last month, two seemingly unrelated reports came out. The first involved a series of leaked videos from an anti-abortion activist group that purported to show Planned Parenthood employees trying to… Read more »

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SB 310 makes it far harder for Ohio to comply with the Clean Power Plan

Last Monday, President Obama stood at the podium in the East Room of the White House to announce “the single most important step America has ever taken in the fight… Read more »

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Why developed countries should back loss and damage in Paris

A number of critical issues remain unresolved, including whether countries should set a maximum safe threshold for carbon emissions and what protocols will be put in place to ensure that… Read more »