Economics

Trump’s Failure to Act on Climate Change Hurts Families

BY ON January 16, 2019
This op-ed was written by Elizabeth Gore, the Environmental Defense Fund’s senior vice president of political affairs. It originally posted at The Hill:  As the federal government shutdown and the rancorous border wall dispute consumes much of our attention, President Trump reiterated his threat to withhold essential wildfire response funds...

TOPICS: California, Children's Health, Climate Change, Economics, Environment, Heat and Extreme Weather, Renewable Energy

Join Us and Rise For Climate

BY ON August 30, 2018
On September 8, we’re joining a global day of action at the Rise For Climate rally. Moms Clean Air Force will march with thousands of climate activists at rallies in cities and towns around the world to demand our local leaders commit to put our families...

TOPICS: Activism, California, Carbon Pollution, Climate Change, Economics, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Politics, Renewable Energy, Social Justice, Texas

Pruitt’s Dirty Cars Action – By the Numbers

BY ON April 3, 2018
This is written by Alice Henderson. This post originally appeared on Climate 911: EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt just announced an attack on our nation’s clean car standards – standards that are reducing dangerous pollution and saving Americans’ hard-earned money. We’ve reviewed Pruitt’s action. Here’s a...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Cars and Trucks, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Economics, EPA, Politics