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  • Philadelphia skyline on a hot summer evening

    Boiling Down Warming Temperatures

    January 22, 2018

    Weather changes, such as the unseasonably high temperatures in Philadelphia this fall, can have serious impacts on health, says Drexel’s Ali Kenner, PhD, assistant professor of political science and of science, technology and society — especially for senior citizens, who are at higher risk for climate-related health complications.

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  • Drexel Associate Professor Gwen Ottinger, PhD

    A Breath of Fresh Air

    January 17, 2018

    If you live in a town or city like Philadelphia where industrial facilities are emitting chemicals into the air, there is plenty of reason to wonder: How is this affecting me? Few communities have access to ambient air-monitoring data, and those that do rarely use it because it is complicated and lacks context.

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