Skies were thick with smog on this day in 1972 in the Los Angeles suburb of San Gabriel. Photo: EPA/Gene Daniels via the National Archives

12 Urgent Reasons to Reduce Air Pollution

Global warming gets all the attention, but bad air is deceptively deadly and damaging to kids and adults

Contributing to Covid deaths

Children are suffering and dying

Links to autism and brain development

No age limit on misery

Reversing positive trends

Serious upside potential

Independent health and science journalist, former editor-in-chief of LiveScience, writing about how we age and how to optimize your mind and body through time.

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