Author: Molly Rauch

Molly RauchMolly Rauch is a mom who lives and works in Washington, DC. As Public Health Policy Director for Moms Clean Air Force, she builds relationships with public health organizations and develops alliances and partnerships with them. She also writes about public health science and policy for Moms Clean Air Force. Her writing on environmental health has appeared in Goodhousekeeping.com, Parents.com, and Huffington Post, among other publications. A native New Yorker, she holds a master’s degree in public health.

Moms Are Still In for Climate Action

BY ON November 16, 2017
This week, as international leaders met in Bonn, Germany, for climate negotiations, Moms Clean Air Force participated in events across the U.S. to celebrate the actions states, cities, businesses, and other leaders are taking to fight dangerous climate change. From Reno to Philadelphia, from Denver to DC, Moms Clean Air Force joined...

TOPICS: Activism, Climate Change, MCAF News, Politics

The Most Dangerous EPA Nominee to Your Health?

BY ON October 23, 2017
When Michael Dourson, Trump’s nominee to head EPA’s chemical safety office, was grilled by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee earlier this month, I sat in the hearing room thinking about what, exactly, was at stake. Next to me were families who had traveled...

TOPICS: EPA, Politics, Toxics

An Unprecedented Tragedy

BY ON August 30, 2017
Hurricane Harvey unleashed two feet of rain on South Texas over the weekend, and the rain won’t let up for several days. The National Weather Service has called this storm an “unprecedented” event that is “beyond anything experienced.” Hundreds of thousands are facing flooding, electricity...

TOPICS: Heat and Extreme Weather, Texas