Author: Dominique Browning

Dominique BrowningDominique Browning is the co-founder and Senior Director of Moms Clean Air Force, a special project of the Environmental Defense Fund. She is a writer and editor — and the mother of two sons. She blogs at Slow Love Life and writes regularly for the New York Times and Dominique contributes to W, Wired, Whole Living, and Good Housekeeping, among other publications. She has spent most of her journalistic career in the magazine world, as an editor at Esquire, Texas Monthly, Newsweek, and House & Garden. She is the author of several books; the most recent is SLOW LOVE: How I Lost My Job, Put on My Pajamas, & Found Happiness.

Drink Some Water!

BY ON July 26, 2012
Moms Clean Air Force just launched a “DRINK SOME WATER” campaign—to help parents understand why it is so important to cool down during heat waves, and to bring home the connection between global warming, extreme temperatures, and children’s health. Heat stroke can be fatal. Global...

TOPICS: Heat and Extreme Weather, Motherhood, Pollution

Heat Stroke And Our Children

BY ON July 17, 2012
At my house, “Drink Some Water!” has become a family joke. I think a glass of water is the cure to everything: altitude, attitude, tummy ache, heartache, jet lag and nightmares. My sons roll their eyes: “Drink Some Water!” But this summer, the perils of...

TOPICS: Pollution

Change Is Here. Climate Change.

BY ON July 12, 2012
DEAR Barack Obama and Mitt Romney—if I may be so familiar, as you are with me in your fundraising emails. You are campaigning for our nation’s highest office in a year of record-breaking heat waves, droughts, floods, and monster storms. More than half the contiguous U.S....

TOPICS: Activism, Politics, Pollution

Pulling Heartstrings? You Bet!

BY ON June 28, 2012
Another day, another deadline—moms know what that’s like. But this time it means more great news for American families. After 15 years of such profound government torpor that to call it “foot-dragging” would be a compliment, the EPA has finally proposed new standards for soot...

TOPICS: Economics, Politics, Pollution

Victory! You Did It!!

BY ON June 20, 2012
Earlier today, the Senate DEFEATED Senator Inhofe’s attempt to kill an important EPA clean air safeguard, 53 to 46. Thank you—your hard work helped defeat Inhofe’s outrageous bill. Your support of the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards—historic clean air safeguards 21 years in the making—made...

TOPICS: Activism, Coal, Mercury Poisoning, Michigan, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Politics, Pollution, Texas, Utah