Carbon Pollution

It’s Been a Tough Year: A Look Back and Ahead

BY ON December 20, 2018
2018 is drawing to a close. It was an exhausting year, but I’m excited about 2019. In fact, I’m counting down the days to January 3, when the House of Representatives turns Democratic. (Yes, every vote counts!) It’s impossible to keep up with the news...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Air Pollution, Carbon Pollution, Cars and Trucks, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Environment, EPA, Fracking, Keystone Pipeline, Mercury Poisoning, Natural Gas, Pennsylvania, Politics, Social Justice, Utah

Our Children Need Health Protections Strengthened, Not Rolled Back

BY ON December 12, 2018
This post is written by Rev. Dr. Ambrose Carroll, Green the Church Co-Founder. It first appeared in Successful Black Parenting (used with permission): Today, being Black in America is dangerous. My wife and I don’t want our children to worry about their survival. We want them to run,...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution, Social Justice

Ten Reasons Why Moms Oppose Andrew Wheeler as EPA Chief

BY ON December 8, 2018
Wheeler’s fingerprints are all over the very worst environmental proposals of the Trump Administration. He has proven, first as Deputy EPA Administrator under Scott Pruitt, and then as Acting Administrator, that he has: NO interest in protecting people’s health and safety; NO interest in putting...

TOPICS: Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Environment, EPA, Pollution

Health Experts Warn of Dire Impacts of Climate Change

BY ON December 7, 2018
Climate change threatens the health of Americans and is having major impacts now, according to a recent report from the Lancet, one of the world’s leading medical journals. The annual report, called the Lancet Countdown, is a collaboration of researchers from 27 leading academic institutions,...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, EPA, Heart Health, Heat and Extreme Weather, Politics, Pollution, Science

Making Methane Visible in Texas’ Permian Basin Fracking Boom

BY ON November 28, 2018
This was written by Julie Dermansky. It originally posted on DESMOG: There is an LED sign at a Chase Bank in downtown Midland, Texas, the heart of the Permian Basin, which quantifies the current oil boom. It alternates between current rig count, the price of...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Fracking, Natural Gas, Texas