Camp Fresh Air

BY ON July 2, 2012
I should be working but instead I’m Googling natural tick repellents, digging through the hall closet to see if we still have rain boots that fit, and worrying, especially about ozone. It hit well over 90 degrees in my hometown of New York City last...

TOPICS: Asthma, Motherhood, Pollution, Social Justice

Supermom Of The Month: Georgia Murray

BY ON July 1, 2012
Georgia Murray Conway, New Hampshire Georgia Murray is the Air Quality and Watershed Staff Scientist for the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC). She has a M.S. degree in Earth Sciences from the University of New Hampshire. She has worked on the north slope of Alaska and...

TOPICS: New Hampshire

Wild Weather: Hot Or Not?

BY ON June 29, 2012
The National Weather Service is forecasting dangerous heat this weekend for the entire Southeast, and most of the Northeast. The USA Today reports that 1,011 heat records have already been broken across the country this week alone! Our friends at Climate Reality Project created an...

TOPICS: 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