Air We Can’t Grasp: The Insidious Matter of Carbon Monoxide

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Even though carbon monoxide poisoning is preventable, housing safety violations, injuries and deaths keep occurring. Since Fall 2022, Futuro Investigates digs into why incidents keep happening and how Latino and Black residents are disproportionally affected by the deadly gas.

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The work of Futuro Investigates is made possible by the W.K.Kellogg Foundation, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the Tow Foundation, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Michelle Mercer and Bruce Golden, and Hispanics in Philanthropy.

Published on: May 11, 2023


What To Know To Stay Safe From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Headaches. Dizziness. Vomiting. These vague symptoms can be a diagnosis of the flu … or it can be signs of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Published on: March 28, 2023


They Survived a Fire in Harlem. Now They are Fighting Their Landlord and The City for Answers.

In 2021, a fatal fire happened in a Central Harlem building. Exasperated by their landlord’s negligence in the aftermath, a group of residents decided to organize, went on a rent strike and sued for damages. Now, a year-and-a-half after the fire, tenants are still left in limbo.

Published on: May 11, 2023