Plastics are everywhere, and the industry that makes them is booming. The ubiquity of plastics and other petrochemicals comes at a steep cost to our health, especially for those living near production and processing facilities. Learn more about petrochemicals and our health, and how you can take action in our new fact sheet, “Petrochemical Pollution and Our Health.”
Articles by Elizabeth Bechard
Due to social stigma and systemic discrimination, LGBTQ+ individuals are often more vulnerable to the environmental risks of climate change than the general population.
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we’ve been highlighting the intersection of climate change and mental health. Collective action can help us combat feelings of isolation and find meaning and purpose in the climate crisis.
A mom reflects: “As a mother, I’m doing my imperfect best to move through the world in ways that generate faith in a livable future. I try to nurture my children’s faith in something larger than themselves by pointing out the beauty of the Earth.”
Moms Clean Air Force joined Vice President Kamala Harris, EPA Administrator Michael Regan, and other officials to celebrate a historic investment in electric school buses.
A new study from researchers affirm the benefits of collective climate activism for our mental health. So find a climate community!
Parenting can be challenging under the best of circumstances, but it can feel like an impossible task to navigate the responsibilities of caring for children while worrying about their future. That’s why we created a fact sheet about how climate change is affecting our mental health and how to cope.
Author Dr. Britt Wray’s book, “Generation Dread” explores how to stay sane in the climate and wider ecological crisis. Dr. Wray discusses the emotional impacts of climate crisis with Moms Clean Air Force.
Educators and parents need evidence-based climate curriculums and guidelines for talking to children about climate change.
New research casts doubts about the health safety of synthetic turf.
Indigenous communities and communities of color are disproportionately affected by the harms of air pollution, and often excluded from the health benefits of environmental progress.
A new study found that prenatal exposure to a mix of endocrine-disrupting chemicals—like the mix of chemicals most of us are exposed to in our everyday lives—may put babies at risk for delayed brain development.