Increased funding for Tribal air programs will help Tribal communities hit hard by wildfires, flooding, and air pollution to protect their members and pursue culturally appropriate climate solutions.
Tribal Communities Need More Funding for Clean Air Programs
On the Front Lines of Oil and Gas Development: Shaina Oliver, North Denver, Colorado
As part of our series about the health impacts of methane, Shaina Oliver tells her story about how many Indigenous People live “sacrifice zones,” where profits from oil and gas operations and polluting industries are considered more important than the health of the community.
Clean Air, Climate, Health Equity—And Inequity: Indigenous and Tribal Communities (VIDEO)
Moms Clean Air Force’s hosted an online conversation about the human connection between clean air, climate change, health, and health equity in Indigenous and Tribal communities.
Indigenous Communities Left Out of Clean Air Wins
Indigenous communities and communities of color are disproportionately affected by the harms of air pollution, and often excluded from the health benefits of environmental progress.
Moms Join Fight for Environmental Justice and Win Against Corporate Polluter
The EPA issued a letter this week objecting to Colorado state’s permit renewal request for the Suncor Refinery. The plant “raises significant environmental justice concerns, as illustrated by the severity of pollution and described health impacts facing the communities living in proximity to the Suncor site.”
Indigenous-led Renewable Energy Gives Tribes Hope to Mitigate Climate Change
1 in 3 Native Americans lives in poverty. Indigenized Energy Initiative is a first-of-its-kind, Indigenous-led effort to empower Native American tribes to regain sovereignty by taking control of their own energy to mitigate climate change and restore hope.
Moms Make News: C’mon, Congress, Cut Climate Pollution!
Read the latest news from Moms Clean Air Force staff and members in Iowa, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, and West Virginia.
Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day
To deal with the climate crisis, an Indigenous mom tells us about her tribal community’s connection with the Earth, and their responsibility and stewardship to fixing what has been broken.
EPA Mapping Tool: Power Plants and Neighboring Communities
The EPA recently released a new mapping tool that focuses on “Power Plants and Neighboring Communities” to examine where sources of emissions are located. This is particularly useful to address how these sources impact EJ communities.
Great Grandmother Mary Lyons: “We Are Here to Protect. Water Is Life.”
Ojibwe Great Grandmother Mary Lyons spoke with Moms Clean Air Force’s Elizabeth Brandt about the Line 3 crude oil pipeline at the Red Road to DC event on the National Mall this summer.
Moms Make News: Electric Bus Tour Pulls Out All the Stops!
Moms Clean Air Force staff and members continue to build support for clean, electric school buses, and make climate news throughout the country!
Moms Welcome Red Road Totem Pole to DC
The Lummi Nation have transported a 24-foot totem pole from Washington State to Washington DC – honoring, uniting and empowering Native communities working to protect all sacred places.