Interview: Protecting Winter from Climate Change

BY ON February 29, 2016
With the winter of 2015/2016 closing fast, and El Niño (augmented by rising temperatures from climate change) causing heavy snows in California but leaving New England much drier than normal, it seemed a perfect time to talk shop with Protect Our Winters (POW), the leading climate action...

TOPICS: Climate Change, Dads

This Is So Simple, So Beautiful

BY ON February 26, 2016
The way things are shaping up this year, it is clear that there is one thing that is going to make all the difference—literally—to the world: Your vote. People who pledge to vote are more likely to actually do so. Makes sense, doesn’t it?  Most of us...

TOPICS: Politics

Clean Energy Improves the Health of Virginia’s Children

BY ON February 25, 2016
  This is written by Moms Clean Air Force’s Manager of Field Operations Terra Pascarosa Duff: As a mom and Virginian, I am disappointed in the Supreme Court’s decision to pause the implementation of America’s Clean Power Plan while litigation proceeds. Our country urgently needs to move forward with...

TOPICS: Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Politics, Renewable Energy, Virginia

Top 5 Facts About Plastic Bags

BY ON February 24, 2016
According to The World Counts, “We use 5 trillion plastic bags…per year! That’s 160,000 a second! And over 700 a year for every single person on the planet.” 160,000 plastic bags a second This year, 5 trillion plastic bags will be consumed. That’s 160,000 a...

TOPICS: Pollution, Toxics