New York City says it will ban all construction in NYC’s most polluted areas, except in the heart of the city, citing a new study

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced he will ban the construction of any new homes in parts of the East Village, including Manhattan’s Brooklyn Bridge, the Upper East Side, and parts of Lower Manhattan.“These areas have become known for their vulnerability to climate change and extreme weather events,” he said.“We can’t ignore the […]

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‘No, I’m Not a Racist’ in Chilean Coal Mine

Chilean mining companies are using “environmental and racial profiling” to keep black workers out of the workplace, a new report claims.The report, released Wednesday, claims that mining companies in the country are using racial profiling and harassment to keep workers out.“We are at the point where this practice has been going on for quite some […]

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