Latinos and the New Climate Movement

BY ON February 1, 2019
This post was written with Mark Magaña, the Founding President & CEO of GreenLatinos, a national coalition of Latino environmental, natural resources, and conservation advocates. It originally appeared at Hispanic LA: It is a myth that Latinos don’t have the time nor interest to care...

TOPICS: Activism, Arizona, California, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Colorado, EPA, Florida, Illinois, Latino Community, Social Justice, Tennessee, Texas

Polar Vortex Explained

BY ON January 30, 2019
I’ve been trying to stay on top of the extreme weather news—trying to understand just how dangerous climate change is becoming. Climate scientists are making connections between a warming world and frigid temperatures. “What is causing such extreme weather across the United States? The polar...

TOPICS: Climate Change, Renewable Energy, Science

Moms Welcome EPA Employees Back to Work

BY ON January 28, 2019
  This morning, D.C. area moms and kids showed up bright and early, muffins and Valentines in hand, to welcome Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) employees back to work at the agency’s federal headquarters in Washington, D.C. EPA employees were furloughed for a record thirty-five days due to the...

TOPICS: Activism, Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Environment, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution, Washington DC

Good News! Newly-Elected Attorneys General Are Committed to Children’s Health

BY ON January 25, 2019
This post was written by Ben Levitan with EDF Legal Fellow Lance Bowman. It originally posted on Climate 411: Looking for some good news to start the year? Right now, there are new state Attorneys General taking office across the country who have committed to protecting public...

TOPICS: Children's Health, Colorado, Environment, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Politics, Vermont, Wisconsin

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