EU Citizens May Sue States for Dangerous Dirty Air, Top Court Says

Citizens of the European Union are entitled to sue their governments for financial compensation if air pollution reaches illegal levels and damages their health, an adviser for the bloc’s top court said on Thursday. “Advocate General Juliane Kokott takes the …

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Scientists Find Microplastics Deep in Live Human Lungs for the First Time

Fourth EstateMicroscopic photo of microplastic platricles

Scientists discovered microplastics deep in the lungs of living humans for the first time. Researchers at the University of Hull and Hull York Medical School in England found tiny pieces of plastic debris in 11 out of 13 samples taken …

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Philippines Reaches Over 1.1 Million COVID-19 Cases

The Philippines has reached over 1.1 million COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) reported. More than 4,700 new COVID-19 infections have raised the country’s cumulative total to 1,159,071 confirmed coronavirus cases, and 49,951 active infections The …

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