France Mandates New Roofs Must Be Covered in Solar Panels or Plants » EcoWatch

We love this idea! – According to a new law passed by French Parliament last week, all new buildings constructed in commercial zones must be partially covered by plants or solar panels. French environmental activists initially proposed that all new buildings be completely covered by foliage, but officials thought that would be too extreme for […]

Air pollution may be damaging children’s brains – before they are even born – The Ecologist

Why air pollution matters, especially for the littlest of little ones! – Exposure to air pollutants during pregnancy may contribute to childhood abnormalities in the brain, a new study suggests. The research, from the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, measured the exposure of the mothers to PAH air pollution and used brain imaging to look […]