Heat and Extreme Weather

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

Interview with Meteorologist Eric Sorensen: “It is Our Duty as On-Air Meteorologists to Report on Climate Change”

BY ON August 21, 2018
This is a Moms Clean Air Force exclusive interview with meteorologist, Eric Sorensen. He has chased hurricanes and tornadoes, received awards, and just got his third Emmy nomination for his weather reporting. Eric has been vocal about air issues and climate change. Meteorologists have a daily audience....

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Climate Change, Heat and Extreme Weather, Iowa, Politics, Schools, Science

Climate Change Increases Wildfires: Find Out How Your Region Is Affected

BY ON July 27, 2018
This wildfire resource is from Climate Signals: Climate change has increased the risk of wildfires through warmer temperatures and drier conditions that lengthen wildfire season, increase the chances of a fire starting, and help a burning fire spread. Warmer and drier conditions also contribute to...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Alaska, California, Children's Health, Climate Change, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Great Lakes, Heat and Extreme Weather, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New England, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Science, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC, Washington State, Wisconsin, Wyoming

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