“A new study published in ERL has found that over two million deaths occur each year as a direct result of human-caused outdoor air pollution.” The full article, Global premature mortality due to anthropogenic outdoor air pollution and the contribution of past climate change.
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“The number of children living in the United States declined slightly, as did the percentage of the U.S. population who are children, according to the federal government’s annual statistical report on the well-being of the nation’s children and youth. The percentage of children living in the United States who are Asian, non-Hispanic increased, as didContinue Reading
Statement of Attorney General Eric Holder on the Justice Department Report on Revised Media Guidelines: After conducting a rigorous review of internal Justice Department guidelines governing investigations and other law enforcement matters that involve journalists, Attorney General Eric Holder today released a report outlining several key reforms to the department’s protocols, as well as theContinue Reading
“The homicide rate for youth aged 10 to 24 years in the United States reached a 30-year low in 2010, according to data published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The 30-year low in 2010 was seen across all age and racial/ethnicContinue Reading