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The Color of Climate

The Hidden Costs of Deploying Tear Gas at Protests

Experts worry about the environmental and health impacts of the chemical weapon

A tear gas canister erupts as protesters disperse on May 30, 2020 in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images

This is The Color of Climate, a weekly column from OneZero exploring how climate change and other environmental issues uniquely impact the future of communities of color.

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Drew Costley

Drew Costley

Drew Costley is a Staff Writer at FutureHuman covering the environment, health, science and tech. Previously @ SFGate, East Bay Express, USA Today, etc.