Pollution

Destroying America’s Clean Power Plan Will Hurt the Health of Our Children

BY ON October 10, 2017
Pruitt’s proposal to withdraw America’s Clean Power Plan is profoundly irresponsible—and will harm the health of our children. EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s intention is clear: ignore the climate disruption that is right now amping up brutal storms and stoking deadly wildfires across the country Pruitt...

TOPICS: Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, EPA, Politics, Pollution

5 Reasons to Reject Scott Pruitt’s Proposal to Repeal America’s Clean Power Plan

BY ON October 10, 2017
This was written by Martha Roberts. It originally posted at Climate 911: Today, a draft proposal emerged of the latest step in Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt’s attack on clean air and climate security – a proposal to revoke the Clean Power Plan, America’s only...

TOPICS: Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, EPA, Politics, Pollution, Science

What Happens in Your Body When You Breathe Dirty Air?

BY ON August 2, 2017
We often talk about how air pollution harms our health—and how it especially hurts small children; they take more breaths, and their little hearts beat faster. But we didn’t exactly understand HOW the pollution harms us. What actually happens in our bodies? So we produced this...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Asthma, Cancer, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Environment, EPA, Heart Health, Ozone, Pollution, Pregnancy, Soot