Researchers have determined that the massive late-summer 2015 dust storm in the Middle East was caused by a changing climate and was not attributable to the civil war in Syria, as many media outlets reported.
We consider a new source of racial disparities in test scores: African American students’ disproportionate exposure to environmental toxins, and, in particular, lead. Using a unique individual-level dataset of children’s preschool lead levels linked with future educational outcomes for children…
Ramanan Laxminarayan quoted in the New York Times discussing the impact of air pollution on children in India and China.
PEI interviews PEI senior research scholar Ramanan Laxminarayan about antimicrobial resistance.
Laxminarayan comments that sustainable access to effective antimicrobials is a prerequisite for achieving several United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
New research by Denise Mauzerall and colleagues indicates China could improve air quality by reducing residential emissions.
Since the discovery that its water supply had been contaminated with unsafe levels of lead, Flint, Michigan has been under a state of emergency. Lawmakers are grappling with how to address the situation, state investigators are saying their examination could…
President Barack Obama is urging Congress to provide $1.8 billion in emergency funding to combat Zika virus, a mosquito-borne illness that has spread into more than 20 countries across Latin America since May 2015.
Ramanan Laxminarayan explains why our antibiotics no longer work as well as they used to and discusses what we can do about it.