Warming Climate Increases Dangerous Air Pollution

BY ON October 22, 2013
Climate change is a pollution problem. Not only does climate change result from carbon pollution in our atmosphere, but climate change will also increase dangerous air pollution. That is one of the messages from last month’s IPCC report. “Locally higher surface temperatures in polluted regions...

TOPICS: Asthma, Cancer, Ozone

Were My Children Fracked?

BY ON October 21, 2013
I was driving along Interstate 40, determined to reach Memphis before dark for a hot dinner and visit with relatives. My daughters were both restless in their booster seats, my youngest feeling ill. “Mommy, my head hurts, my ear hurts,” cried my 4-year-old baby girl....

TOPICS: Fracking, Motherhood, Natural Gas