Environmental groups are encouraging schools and companies to use non-toxic materials in their construction and renovation projects and to reduce the use of chemicals such as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
A new series of interactive web resources titled Environmental Racism in Greater Boston, produced by experts at Harvard Chan School, tells a multifaceted and accessible story, including interactive data visualizations, about disparities in environmental exposures from the regional…
Environmental health expert Philippe Grandjean discusses the importance of regulating PFAS.
A group of scientists from across the U.S. took a deep dive into the foundations of environmental justice research during a new two-day intensive course.
School buildings are in desperate need of repair, particularly of their systems that manage indoor air quality, according to an opinion piece co-authored by Harvard Chan School's Joseph Allen.
Three Harvard Chan School experts weigh in on the FDA’s decision to authorize a set of three e-cigarette products for sale in the U.S. for the first time.
A Science magazine profile of healthy buildings expert Joseph Allen described his research on how indoor air quality affects human health and cognition, his work advising companies on ventilation and air filtration, and his efforts during the pandemic…
Most of the waterproof mascara, liquid lipsticks, and foundations tested in a recent study contained high levels of fluorine—suggesting the likely presence of toxic chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs).
Bhargav Krishna, DrPH ’21, hopes to build public support for improving the India's ‘really terrible’ air.
Experts from Harvard Chan School and Boston University developed educational materials to help protect workers in electronic recycling facilities from PCBs.