Iowa

Mercury Pollution in Iowa

BY ON November 21, 2018
Mercury standards under attack: The Mercury and Air Toxics Standards are a lifesaving, fully implemented, effective pollution prevention program that specifically protects pregnant women and babies from harm. Since 2012, the mercury standards have helped to dramatically lower mercury emissions from coal plants. Moms want...

TOPICS: Iowa, Mercury Poisoning

Women Were the Story of the 2018 Midterms

BY ON November 13, 2018
This was written by Felice Stadler, Campaigns Director fo Clean Air Moms Action: The 2018 election saw a record number of women running for office and winning, changing local, state, and federal legislatures for the better by running on thoughtful platforms and transforming governing bodies to become...

TOPICS: Activism, California, Climate Change, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Politics, Social Justice, Texas

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

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

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