- Oct 4, 2018
Soon They'll Place a Sin Tax on Air
It’s no wonder half the girl’s tennis team in the 626 has asthma. We run along the 10 freeway every week. It’s a three-mile loop, a...
Amy Wilson Lopez
- Sep 7, 2018
Clean Air for Our Children
My son: five months old. My daughter: three years. I sleep sitting up on the couch, holding my son in my arms every night because that’s...
- Aug 31, 2018
Taking the Air
I breathe quite often. In my car, windows rolled down, I suck in air that carries more carbon monoxide than usual. I can almost taste the...
- Jul 27, 2018
Round the switchbacks up to Dooly Knob— wobbly buffalo below us. Our quick breath cooling, we straggled up the last jagged rock toward...
- Jun 19, 2018
The Air Belongs to All Living Things
From the standpoint of biology, all living creatures need oxygen to exist and continue to create. As a person with a compromising medical...
- Jun 8, 2018
Beware the Pogonip!
Your wife is pregnant, and you’re worried. Ozone levels spike higher and higher. But both of you have good jobs. You can’t just up and...
- Jun 5, 2018
We are singing beneath the ochre haze of smog and sleet and phosphorescence, trundling up the great hill in the great car, the sharp...
- May 25, 2018
We Can and Must Adapt
I am a professional skier and outdoor adventurer. I am proud to call Utah home and I love this state for so many reasons: the snow,...