In her column “What’s in the Air,” Dominique Browning reflects on common decency and a recent interaction between President Biden and Misti Allison, a Moms Clean Air Force member and resident of East Palestine, Ohio.
More than 3 million people live within a mile of railroad tracks where at any given moment 36 million pounds of vinyl chloride are being ferried around the country. Read how one mom spoke up for her family’s health and safety.
In honor of Black History Month, Moms Clean Air Force recently convened a Coffee and Climate Conversation about health equity and climate justice led by Almeta Cooper.
President Joe Biden visited East Palestine, Ohio, the site of the tragic train derailment and toxic chemical release, a year after the disaster. East Palestine residents let him know they don’t just want answers—they want action.
New Yorkers are drowning in single-use plastic. But a bill in the New York state legislature would dramatically reduce plastic pollution—and as a bonus, climate pollution.
When one mom realized the neighborhood fracking pad was making her child sick, she took action. Read how she helped pass a law that is now being used to deny permits for wells near Colorado neighborhoods.
A study published in January highlights the increasingly important intersection between climate change and maternal mental health. It’s yet another indication that in a changing climate, support for new mothers and other childbearing parents will be needed more than ever.
The Methane Emissions Reduction Program will place a commonsense fee on methane waste from oil and gas operators who don’t meet federal standards. This new program is essential to the success of EPA’s recently finalized methane protections.
A lo largo de la historia Afroamericana, la acción colectiva y el activismo público han sido fundamentales para desafiar las injusticias y provocar transformación social. Debemos continuar con el legado de quienes nos precedieron y continuar la lucha por una sociedad justa y equitativa.
Throughout Black history, collective action and public advocacy have been pivotal in challenging injustices and sparking societal change. We must carry forward the legacy of those who have come before us by continuing the fight for a just and equitable society.
Monic Uriate and her daughter, Nalleli Cobo, have been an unlikely environmental justice team since 2010, the year Cobo first got sick from living near an active oil well. Read how they used grassroots advocacy and storytelling to get the neighborhood well shut down.
Moms Clean Air Force’s inaugural Climate Disruption, Air Pollution, and Young People’s Health convening, featuring Administrator Michael Regan, White House Council of Environmental Quality Chair Brenda Mallory, and Chelsea Clinton, provided a platform for crucial conversations about children’s health in a warming climate.