Climate cafés allow people to come together and share their thoughts and feelings about climate change in a gathering of supportive peers. Read how sharing her deep-seated worries helped one mom lighten the emotional load of climate distress.
Articles by Elizabeth Bechard
The 2023 “Health of the Air” report from the American Thoracic Society provides the first-ever local and national estimates of the health impacts of wildland fires—and finds that smoke from these fires is responsible for thousands of premature deaths each year in the US.
Climate change is increasingly impacting our mental health in numerous ways. A new report offers an overview of the most current research on how climate change is impacting the mental health of children and youth.
The US Early Years Climate Action Plan is a new report about the impacts of climate change on young children and their families.
A mom researches the impact of climate awareness on parents’ mental and emotional well-being, and shares it here…
We’re being confronted with the reality of climate chaos in what feels like an entirely new way this summer. But we are not powerless.
Our Children’s Trust is a nonprofit law firm dedicated to making sure children’s legal right to a safe climate is protected. This month, Held v. Montana will go to trial. Moms Clean Air Force Montana State Coordinator tells us why she will be there supporting the youth plaintiffs.
There are plenty of ways we can use our climate anxiety as fuel for action. Here’s what you can do to help push for the strongest clean car standards.
Young people have a right to feel betrayed by inadequate climate action—and they have a right to have their voices represented in the climate policies that will affect them the most. Here’s how you can help.
Many things can break your heart, but air pollution shouldn’t be one of them. Send EPA a Valentine for Heart Health to protect our hearts with the strongest possible standards for soot pollution.
Dirty deadly soot is not okay for children to breathe. EPA’s latest proposal falls short of the strongest limits recommended by scientific guidance.
EPA has proposed new particle pollution standards—and they need to be stronger. Here’s what you can do to call on EPA to set the strongest protective soot standard.