Climate Change

Wildfire Closes Yosemite Valley for First Time in More Than a Decade

BY ON July 25, 2018
This was was written by Olivia Rosane. It originally posted at EcoWatch: The iconic Yosemite Valley, home to the most famous vistas in Yosemite National Park, will be evacuated Wednesday to protect visitors from dangerous smoke from the Ferguson fire, The Huffington Post reported. Park officials said the...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, California, Children's Health, Climate Change, Heat and Extreme Weather, Pollution

Play-in for Climate Action 2018 Photos and More!

BY ON July 15, 2018
We were excited to host our 5th annual Play-In for Climate Action this week. Hundreds of parents and children from 30 states gathered near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC to call for meaningful action on climate change. This family-friendly protest against the air pollution that...

TOPICS: Activism, African-American Community, Air Pollution, Alaska, Asthma, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Colorado, Environment, EPA, Florida, Georgia, Great Lakes, Heat and Extreme Weather, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Latino Community, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, MCAF News, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Motherhood, Nevada, New England, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Politics, Pollution, Social Justice, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC, Washington State, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Kristin Mink, Mom Who Confronted Pruitt, Joins Play-In for Climate Action!

BY ON July 9, 2018
Last week, Kristin Mink, a middle school teacher and mom, was eating lunch in DC when she spotted EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt at a nearby table. She decided she needed to say something to the scandal-plagued agency head who made it his mission to dismantle...

TOPICS: Activism, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, EPA, Motherhood, Politics, Washington DC