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.