“I am asking you to look us in the eyes and do the right thing. The kids, who won’t be allowed to vote until it is too late, are asking you to allow a climate debate so we can pick a president that really cares about our future. Will you listen?”
This letter from Naomi Klein outlines why the DNC needs to break the rules and have a climate debate. “And that’s a very big deal. Because as Greta says, “We cannot solve an emergency without treating it like an emergency.”
Actually, he’s been right for decades. Learn more about how right he was.
Moms from Nevada, New Mexico and Arizona are seeing, feeling and coping with the debilitating effects of air pollution in their homes every day.
Moms Clean Air Force Trisha Dello Iacono’s child attends a NJ school with mercury contaminated floors. She brings this issue to her state senator, and in a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, Sen. Booker mentions cases of mercury vapor in multiple schools across his state.
While PA Representative Danielle Friel Otten’s platform is focused on social justice at every level – strong public schools, making health care more affordable and accessible, public safety, workforce development and family-sustaining jobs – it was environmental justice that first called her to run for office.
Moms are climate voters. As we watch the debates, our members want to know that the climate crisis is a top line issue. We are listening for each candidate’s thoughtful commitment to tackling carbon and methane emissions. We want to know how each candidate plans to get us to a fossil-fuel free, 100% Clean Energy Economy by 2050.
A new report by the Environmental Defense Fund details the major threats to public health and future generations from the Trump EPA attacks on the 2016 chemical safety law – the Lautenberg Act.
Read a Moms Clean Air Force interview with PA State Rep. Chris Rabb, who talks about clean energy, climate action, and citizen activism.
“Even more disturbing than its individual actions are the methodical steps the Trump EPA is taking to dismantle decades of progress in our country’s chemicals policies.”
We could be implementing clean energy in many states right now with the “Buy Clean” program. As an emissions policy, Buy Clean is especially powerful because it can help federal and state governments address pollution upstream in the supply chain and beyond their own borders.
Photos from the reception Moms Clean Air Force hosted with partners to honor the women of the 116th Congress who are committed to fighting for climate safety to keep our families safe and healthy.