Through a cooperative, collaborative approach, based on sound scientific evidence, The Quiet Coalition intends to make the world a quieter place, one decibel at a time.read more
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
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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And from our Blog
Fighting noise in your community? Be forearmed with essential information on how to convince your mayor or city council members that noise is a public health concern.read more
TQC founding member Jeanne Kempthorne writes about a challenge to a NY village’s code banning the use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers from June 1 through September 30 and the court decision that upheld the ban.read more
April 26 marks the 22nd annual celebration of “International Noise Awareness Day,” an event born in the U.S. that has grown into an international occasion.read more
Live in a large city? Take a look at this World Hearing Index, which ranks 50 world cities based on hearing loss.read more