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Air Pollution: Giant Global Health Crisis

Air Pollution: Giant Global Health Crisis

By Ariel Miller “Air pollution is a major global health crisis and causes one in nine deaths worldwide,” reports the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). “The deadliest illnesses linked to PM2.5 [fine particulates] air pollution are stroke, heart disease, lung disease,...

Mobilizing Citizen Science to Fight a Silent Killer

Mobilizing Citizen Science to Fight a Silent Killer

Drawing on the insights of three Rotarians with decades of experience, this article offers an overview of some of the major sources of air pollution, how Rotarians can promote solutions, and links to websites describing air pollution’s health impacts and how to measure and analyze air quality.

Protecting the Air We Need to Live

Protecting the Air We Need to Live

In January, ESRAG spotlights how Rotarians can reduce air pollution, one of the world’s deadliest dangers to life and health. Watch our blog, newsletter, and social media for articles throughout the month on projects and toolkits.

Rotary Leaders Emphasize Environment at Zone Institute

Rotary Leaders Emphasize Environment at Zone Institute

Rotary’s top leaders put a spotlight on environmental crises and solutions as one of the three training themes for the the December Zone Institute in Abu Dhabi. ESRAG’s board will seek an active role in Zone Institutes going forward.

Mining US homes and businesses for lithium

Mining US homes and businesses for lithium

American Rotary Clubs are launching lithium-ion battery recycling with Redwood Materials to recover scarce strategic materials that would otherwise be wasted in landfills. This will strengthen the supply chain for metals essential to expanding electric transportation.

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