Fire season has gotten longer, more intense, and more difficult during the pandemic, says a mom of three who can’t let her kids go out to play because the air quality is so dangerous.
Articles by Jackie Semmens
Cathy Whitlock, the lead author of the Montana Climate Assessment, says: “We see from the paleo record that any time conditions have gotten warmer in Montana, there have been more fires.” And with fire comes consequences – asthma and other respiratory problems.
Learn about the negative effects of wildfire smoke on the lung function of Montana residents who were exposed during the Rice Ridge Fire in 2017.
When wildfires are extinguished, they can leave behind dangerous wildfire smoke. Read one Montana mother’s first-hand report of raising children where the air is unhealthy to breathe.
Read a Montana mom’s concerns that her Congressional Representative will not stand up for clean energy, and clean air for the children of Montana.
Hear from a Montana mom on how climate change is impacting national parks, specifically Glacier National Park, which may not contain glaciers much longer.
Read about one Moms Clean Air Force member who wants her children to be free of the pollution caused by increasing wildfires due to climate change.