Beth Gardiner

Beth Gardiner is an American environmental journalist who has written for The New York Times, The Guardian, National Geographic, and other publications. She has lived and worked in London since 2000.

A toddler breathes from a nebulizer while sitting in a crib.

How Scientists Discovered What Dirty Air Does to Kids’ Health

The landmark Children’s Health Study tracked thousands of children in California over many years—and transformed our understanding of air pollution’s harms.