All Backchannels Entries Tagged 'pollution'
Reflections / Rahul MukherjeeThe Bhopal disaster remains present in the lives of Indian "chemical publics."
Projects / Gwen Ottinger, Drexel UniversityGwen Ottinger discusses how data about the air quality of neighborhoods closest to oil refineries can be better harnessed by community activists.
Reflections / Max LiboironThe road to hell is paved with good intentions. The Ocean Cleanup array, designed to clean plastics from the ocean like a baleen whale, is one of these good intentions: experts in marine plastics, including myself, say it’s a bad idea.Technological fixes like the Array do harm to the larger project of ending plastic pollution, which is a complex social, environmental, and economic problem. It is also going to damage and kill marine life.