A Portland mom shares her story of wildfires and climate change: “All of the windows and doors in my house are closed because the air outside is filled with dangerous amounts of particulate matter brought by the smoke from wildfires blazing through forests…
Articles by Judith A. Ross
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Learn about The Great Healthy Yard Project, an effort to eliminate use of chemicals on lawns and gardens to protect our water supply.
Read about the Xerces Society, and the work they (and you can) do helping protect pollinators and other insects that form the basis of our food chain.
Learn about “the ideal plant”, a multi-million dollar effort at the Salk Institute to develop and popularize a plant that improves climate change and famine conditions.
Read about creative Nebraskan resistance in response to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline – installing clean energy solar and wind projects in its pathway.
Read about children in states around the country who are suing federal and state authorities for not protecting the environment and taking climate action.
Architects Advocate is a group of architects that promote action on climate change, and support the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus.
Learn about a group of kids, represented by lawyers from Our Children’s Trust, who have sued the federal government for the right to a stable climate.
Read about Portland, Oregon’s commitment to meet all of its city and county energy needs with 100% renewable energy by the year 2050.
Read about Donald Trump’s proposed elimination of the Energy Star Program, even though it saves money, reduces pollution, and is favored by manufacturers.
Read about the findings from Audubon’s 116th annual Christmas Bird Count, which documents what’s happening to the birds as a result of climate change.