“95% of school buses in the US run on diesel. But we know there’s no safe level of exposure to diesel exhaust for children,” says new report. Students and their communities, breathe exhaust fumes every single day. That diesel plume – a harmful carcinogen – contributes to lung cancer, asthma, and other respiratory illnesses.
Read a Moms Clean Air Force interview with PA State Rep. Chris Rabb, who talks about clean energy, climate action, and citizen activism.
“Even more disturbing than its individual actions are the methodical steps the Trump EPA is taking to dismantle decades of progress in our country’s chemicals policies.”
Moms Clean Air Force is pushing national legislation that sets an ambitious but doable goal: 100% clean energy across the economy by 2050.
A new network of scientists and experts on local government have banded together to focus on “science-based pathways to address climate threats to local economic growth, infrastructure, and public health.”
The US comes in third for asthma-related air pollution (behind China and India), with 236,000 cases per year.This group of new studies from researchers around the world confirms that air pollution harms children’s health.
Experts agree that we have only ten years to take real action to safeguard our children’s future from climate crisis. Cutting methane pollution is one of our best chances to do just that. Together, we can create a safe future for every child.
Day after day, year after year, women, men, children, our babies, even, are exposed to carcinogens, endocrine disrupters, allergens. It is almost impossible to believe, but it is true. And our hair says it all.
We could be implementing clean energy in many states right now with the “Buy Clean” program. As an emissions policy, Buy Clean is especially powerful because it can help federal and state governments address pollution upstream in the supply chain and beyond their own borders.
A new report from the National Parks Conservation Association shows that the air in our national parks – a vast 85-million-acre system of 419 sites in every state, ranging from monuments to battlefields to historic sites and more – is also sub-par. In fact, 96% of our national parks are plagued with significant air pollution problems.
Moms Clean Air Force’s Heather McTeer Toney joined other leading experts to testify in opposition to Trump’s EPA controversial proposal to undermine our country’s mercury pollution standards. “Why Administrator Wheeler would ever consider weakening a rule that protects babies’ brains is senseless.”
A concerned mom questions the health effects of breathing silica dust in the NY subway system.