Sadly, around 40,000 American women die from breast cancer each year. Of these, only about 30% of cases can be explained by known risk factors like genetics. Research now tells us pollution accounts for a large number of the rest. Three times as many Americans die From breast cancer as are shot by others – […]
Francis Koster Ed.D.
A classroom that has indoor air above 600 ppm (parts per million) CO2 will slow student learning, hinder teacher effectiveness, and create low standardized student test scores. Current state and federal laws on indoor air quality are based on obsolete ASHRAE standards, currently set at 5,000 ppm CO2.(1) One in five of the school systems […]
When we started The Pollution Detectives in early 2016, our focus was on informing interested citizens about newly emerging electronic tools that could help them investigate a wide range of pollution in a variety of environments – often by simply plugging something into a cell phone or tablet. We quickly learned that we could enhance […]