Michael J. Coren, Quartz

Michael J. Coren


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Past articles by Michael J.:

Leaded aviation gasoline is poisoning a new generation

A 192-million-gallon-a-year loophole in US public health. → Read More

Living with risks of childhood lead exposure: a day in the life —

New research is revealing just how much lead can seep into the lives of children whose homes or schools are near general aviation airports. For seven-year-old Holland Nicole Moreno, the risk of exposure is everywhere. → Read More

Leaded airplane fuel is poisoning a new generation of American children

In Silicon Valley, blood lead levels in some kids living near Reid-Hillview Airport approached those of children affected by the water supply contamination in Flint, Michigan. → Read More

Do you live close enough to a small US airport to have lead exposure? Check our maps

Quartz has done the first investigation combining lead emissions data at the country's top civil aviation airports with flight paths for small, piston-engine aircraft over affected neighborhoods. → Read More

50 years of research shows there is no safe level of childhood lead exposure

Yet millions of children are still chronically exposed to low levels of lead from multiple sources, including old lead paint and leaded aviation gasoline. → Read More

Ukrainian soldiers in Mariupol refuse to surrender — Quartz Daily Brief —

Ukraine holds off Russia, Twitter fends off Musk, and the IRS still hasn’t heard from 40% of Americans on tax day. → Read More

Ukrainian soldiers in Mariupol refuse to surrender — Quartz Daily Brief —

Ukraine holds off Russia, Twitter fends off Musk, and the IRS still hasn’t heard from 40% of Americans on tax day. → Read More

The oil and gas industry may be making a bad bet on blue hydrogen

Green hydrogen from clean energy may be the future, but the oil and gas industry is betting on blue. → Read More

Oil and gas discoveries are at the lowest level since 1946

A lack of oil and gas investment in exploration is adding to a supply crunch pushing up fuel prices. → Read More

Why some US electric utilities are experimenting with flat-rate pricing

A flat monthly rate makes life easier for customers and could help utilities reduce their carbon footprint. → Read More

We read the 4000-page IPCC climate report so you don’t have to

Scientists now say with more confidence than ever that climate change is to blame for the increase in extreme weather. → Read More

Scientists have finally added world politics to their climate models

The world's climate scientists have laid out five scenarios for global temperature rise. The doomsday path has been dubbed "Trump World." → Read More

The era of polluting the atmosphere for free is coming to a close

Countries are starting to tax other nation's carbon → Read More

Robinhood had a big year, but it has a lot of money in dogecoin.

Quartz is a guide to the new global economy for people in business who are excited by change. We cover business, economics, markets, finance, technology, science, design, and fashion. → Read More

Phone addiction is all too real

Economists found that preemptive screen time limits can help with digital addiction. → Read More

Climate models predicted heatwaves like America’s record-breaking weekend

Scientists are predicting a warmer, drier world. Take a look at America's west to see a glimpse of this future. → Read More

Shipping now faces the highest price on carbon for any global industry

The Marshall Islands wants the world's first global tax on carbon for the shipping industry. → Read More

The nations with the most ambitious climate commitments, ranked

The US will need to make its transition to clean energy happen more quickly than any other country. → Read More

The next phase of the climate battle is staked out

Will governments and businesses be able to keep all the new climate promises they made this week? → Read More

It’s never been this expensive to finance a new coal power plant

New loans to build wind and solar power once charged a premium. Today, coal is the risky bet. → Read More