Are we experiencing another silent spring? Dr. Daniel Fink says yes in this piece about noise, a public health hazard that is creating unprecedented hearing loss.read more
Do we hear too much noise every day? Dr. Daniel Fink believes the answer is yes, and an important but overlooked 2012 study supports his contention.read more
A recent study by the conservative Mercatus Center at George Mason University labels those who complain about airport noise as NIMBYs. (NIMBY means Not In My Back Yard.) The study conveniently ignores a large body of medical research showing that airplane noise...read more
What is a safe noise level for the public? In an editorial in the January 2017 issue of the American Journal of Public Health, Founding TQC Board Chair Daniel Fink answers this question.read more
The Quiet Coalition consists of science, health, and legal professionals concerned about the impacts of noise on health, environment, learning, productivity, and quality of life in America.
We believe an evidence-based approach to noise as a health and social problem, combined with educational outreach and organized action, can lead to meaningful change.
The Quiet Coalition provides a platform for communication, programs, and coordinated action for those trying to bring current medical and scientific knowledge to the process of creating a quieter, more sustainable, and livable world.
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Imagine flying to New York to London in 3 hours and in silence. NASA is working to make your dream come true with a “quiet” supersonic jet.read more
A victory for residents living near NYC’s LaGuardia Airport: Delta Air Lines has replaced noiser aircraft with quieter replacements!read more
Researchers estimate hearing loss may double in the U.S. by 2060. Their study is a wake-up call to the medical and audiology professions and the public.read more
What’s the difference between noise and sound? A new study tells us that the brain understands sound but is disrupted by noise.read more