April 22, 2015 /
Poland gets almost 90 percent of its power and much of its heat by burning coal. What is this heavily polluting fuel doing to the nation’s health?
April 13, 2015
Poland gets 90 percent of its power and much of its heat by burning coal, one of the dirtiest of fuels. The consequences for Poles' health are severe, and one polluted city is now pushing back
April 13, 2015 /
A twist of history and circumstance has left gritty Warsaw with far cleaner air than elegant Krakow.
April 13, 2015 /
"Ambulances queue out here on this street" on days when the soot hangs over Krakow. Poland's most picturesque city is trying to fix its air pollution problem.
April 8, 2015
Photographs from the “Numbered Streets” settlement in Hungary, where residents are facing forced relocation.
April 7, 2015 /
Askania-Nova, in southern Ukraine, is the oldest steppe reserve in the world. Home to some of the last remaining patches of virgin steppe and a variety of wild animals, it is now threatened by war.
April 6, 2015 /
Jamie Walsh examines the causes of obesity in the UK, a subject of increasing interest and debate throughout the country.
April 4, 2015 /
Roads & Kingdoms, Slate
In war-torn Ukraine, the world's oldest steppe reserve - home to zebras, buffaloes and wildebeests - fights for survival.
March 29, 2015 /
Before you can talk about anything here — the recent election, the recent court case — you need to talk about what happened in 2011.
March 27, 2015 /
The barriers separating the Roma residents of Keleti from the city that surrounds them are not physical. They are barriers of absence: absence of education, absence of gainful employment.