Author: Molly Rauch

Molly RauchAs public health policy director, Molly Rauch develops clean air campaigns, creates educational resources, manages media outreach, cultivates partnerships and collaborations with other organizations, and writes about public health, science, and policy. She lives with her family in Washington, DC, where she serves on the District of Columbia’s Commission on Climate Change and Resiliency. Her writing on environmental health has appeared in Goodhousekeeping.com, Parents.com, and Huffington Post, among other publications. A native New Yorker, she holds a master’s degree in public health.

Moms Are Still In for Climate Action

BY ON November 16, 2017
This week, as international leaders met in Bonn, Germany, for climate negotiations, Moms Clean Air Force participated in events across the U.S. to celebrate the actions states, cities, businesses, and other leaders are taking to fight dangerous climate change. From Reno to Philadelphia, from Denver to DC, Moms Clean Air Force joined...

TOPICS: Activism, Climate Change, MCAF News, Politics

The Most Dangerous EPA Nominee to Your Health?

BY ON October 23, 2017
When Michael Dourson, Trump’s nominee to head EPA’s chemical safety office, was grilled by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee earlier this month, I sat in the hearing room thinking about what, exactly, was at stake. Next to me were families who had traveled...

TOPICS: EPA, Politics, Toxics

An Unprecedented Tragedy

BY ON August 30, 2017
Hurricane Harvey unleashed two feet of rain on South Texas over the weekend, and the rain won’t let up for several days. The National Weather Service has called this storm an “unprecedented” event that is “beyond anything experienced.” Hundreds of thousands are facing flooding, electricity...

TOPICS: Heat and Extreme Weather, Texas