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10 Questions to Ask Politicians About Climate Change

BY ON September 5, 2018
After all the devastating fires, torrential floods, and extreme droughts we’ve seen so far this year, Moms want climate change to be front and center in the minds of all politicians – regardless of political party. Asking questions lets politicians know we care about climate...

TOPICS: Activism, Air Pollution, Carbon Pollution, Cars and Trucks, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Fracking, Heat and Extreme Weather, Politics

Premature Birth Rates Drop in California After Coal and Oil Plants Shut Down

BY ON May 25, 2018
This was written by Sabrina Shankman. It was originally published on Inside Climate News: Shutting down power plants that burn fossil fuels can almost immediately reduce the risk of premature birth in pregnant women living nearby, according to research published Tuesday. Researchers scrutinized records of more...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal

Speaking For Moms Against Federal Coal Ash Rule Rollback

BY ON April 30, 2018
This was written by Caroline Rutledge Armijo of Greensboro, North Carolina. Caroline was featured in The Story We Want, The Climate Listening Series: While Moms Clean Air Force members were protesting Scott Pruitt’s tenure, representatives from Appalachian Voices traveled to Arlington, VA to speak for three North Carolina...

TOPICS: Activism, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, Motherhood, North Carolina

Montana Moms Testify in Wyoming in Support of America’s Clean Power Plan

BY ON April 10, 2018
In Gillette, Wyoming, Moms testified against repealing America’s Clean Power Plan. Gillette hosted the final EPA public hearing. America’s Clean Power Plan was first proposed under President Obama. At the time, the EPA conducted extensive public outreach and received more than 8 million comments in support...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Asthma, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Colorado, EPA, Heat and Extreme Weather, MCAF News, Montana, Politics, Pollution