“We members of Moms Clean Air Force have been at war. Four grinding, grim, grueling years of battles as Moms confronted a repeated assault on the Clean Air Act—the very law designed to keep us safe from air and water pollution. Four years of battling a radical deregulatory agenda that, among other important problems, brought the EPA to a standstill. Now, the USA has elected a president who understands the danger of global warming…”
Articles by Dominique Browning
The election outcome is not yet settled. Moms showed up to vote, in tremendous numbers. Now, every vote must be counted. Because every vote counts. One thing is settled: We have huge challenges ahead of us. We must unite to solve them.
“I’m certainly not a scientist.” “I would not say I have firm views on it.” These were Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s responses to a question about climate change. This is classic climate denier tactic to evade the issue and avoid assessing policy.
The topics proposed for the Sept. 29 debate are some of the most critical facing our country. Each of the topics deserves multiple questions — including one about the changing climate. Here are ways climate needs to be addressed within the debate topics.
Ignoring the pollution that is heating up our planet will only make the climate crisis worse. We are demanding that debate moderators address this critical issue. They must ask the candidates: What is your plan to cut climate pollution?
What happens to our democracy when the mail system is at risk during a global pandemic?
We stand with Portland moms who linked arms to protect the protestors and got teargassed by federal troops. We stand with moms everywhere, fighting for Justice in Every Breath.
Today, Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL), Chair of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, released a report, “Solving the Climate Crisis: The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy, Resilient, and Just America.” Moms Clean Air Force applauds the release of this groundbreaking report, and we urge congress to step up climate action to protect our children.
We do not all breathe the same air. We are now a country that is — with the oversight of the Senate committee that is upholding a radical and racist deregulatory agenda — allowing our EPA to increase air pollution everywhere, but especially in communities of color.
On June 5th, we will honor the annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day, by wearing orange. It is extremely important to become aware of any huge threat to our children’s safety. We are focused on the systemic racism — especially, now, the racist radical deregulatory agenda of this EPA — that means that low income, communities of color are more polluted than other places.
For many people, delivery of goods has become a lifeline. With 90% of our shipped goods packaged in cardboard, there’s lots of cardboard boxes hanging around. Now our kids are discovering the fun of building with cardboard boxes!
To all the newest mothers among us, from all the newest grandmothers, aunts, sisters, and friends — we thank you for the gift you give us all, the gift of new life. A gift that renews our determination to be worthy of the trust that we can make this a world worth joining.