Author: Ronnie Citron-Fink

Ronnie Citron-FinkRonnie Citron-Fink is a writer, editor and educator. She is the editorial director of Moms Clean Air Force. She has written and edited thousands of articles about green living and the environment for websites, books and magazines. Ronnie is the creator of Econesting. Her posts can also be found on Huffington Post, Care2, Planet Green, Inhabitat, Yahoo!Green, Treehugger and other sites. Ronnie was named one of the Top Ten Living Green Experts by Yahoo. She has been a contributor to Family Fun and is included in their books. Ronnie was a teacher for many years and is the mother of two children. .

“We Are Never Too Small to Make a Difference!” Photos of Hope from the Kids’ Climate Strike

BY ON March 18, 2019
It was estimated that 1.4 million students from around the world skipped classes and went on strike last Friday to demand action on climate change. “This movement had to happen, we didn’t have a choice,” wrote 16 year old Swedish activist and strike leader Greta Thunberg, who...

TOPICS: Activism, Children's Health, Climate Change, Massachusetts, Pollution, Renewable Energy, Schools, Social Justice

Interview: Dr. Leonardo Trasande, Author of Sicker, Fatter, Poorer: The Urgent Threat of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals to Our Health and Future and What We Can Do About It

BY ON February 19, 2019
Of the 80,000 chemicals currently used in the US, most haven’t been tested for their effects on our health. These chemicals are everywhere. They lurk in things our children come in contact with every single day: furniture, toys, cleaning products, personal care products, and our...

TOPICS: Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Fracking, Science, Toxics

It’s Time to Talk About Toxic Chemicals

BY ON January 23, 2019
Here’s what we know: Exposure to toxic chemicals harms the health of our children and contributes to disease. Parents are dedicated conscientious product consumers – reading labels, checking ingredient guides. But to protect yourself and your family, it’s important to remember this: The chemical companies spend tens...

TOPICS: Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, EPA, Politics, Pollution, Toxics

People Across the Country Agree: #StopWheeler

BY ON January 15, 2019
In case you missed Dominique’s op-ed in the New York Times, here are a few highlights: “When I was pregnant with my first child, 35 years ago, one of the first things my doctor in Texas told me was to stop eating tuna, swordfish and...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Environment, EPA, Food, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution, Pregnancy, Religion, Science, Social Justice

EPA Enforcement is Declining Across Every U.S. Region

BY ON December 12, 2018
Trump’s EPA is appalling. It’s retreat from protecting our families from pollution has already launched a process to sabotage and ultimately destroy our Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. These are protections that keep mercury, a terrible poison, from harming our babies’ brains. Under the leadership of Andrew Wheeler,...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, EPA, Ozone, Politics, Pollution, Science