New Study: Scientists say black carbon particles were found on every single placenta they looked at, regardless of how much pollution the mother had been exposed to.
Moms Clean Air Force’s National Field Director, Heather McTeer Toney joined Reverend Al Sharpton and Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson for MSNBC “Climate in Crisis” week.
With the kids heading back to school, and parents getting back into the swing of things, here are some significant developments about air pollution and climate change that you may have missed while you stepped away from the news cycle.
In today’s New York Times, Moms Clean Air Force’s Heather McTeer Toney tells us why black women are leaders in the climate movement, and why African American communities are depending on mothers to lead the fight against pollution.
Moms from Nevada, New Mexico and Arizona are seeing, feeling and coping with the debilitating effects of air pollution in their homes every day.
President Trump is misleading Americans with false claims of stewardship of our environment in his speech today. By making our air and water dirtier, and our climate more dangerous, Trump is a disaster for America.
Moms Clean Air Force Trisha Dello Iacono’s child attends a NJ school with mercury contaminated floors. She brings this issue to her state senator, and in a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, Sen. Booker mentions cases of mercury vapor in multiple schools across his state.
While PA Representative Danielle Friel Otten’s platform is focused on social justice at every level – strong public schools, making health care more affordable and accessible, public safety, workforce development and family-sustaining jobs – it was environmental justice that first called her to run for office.
Today is is not just the first day of summer, it’s also #ShowYourStripes Day on Twitter. We love these powerful visuals that convey the dramatic impact fossil fuel burning is having on our climate!
While smoggy particles and carbon dioxide are still primary sources of air pollution, much concern has turned to airborne plastic, too. Here’s how plastic becomes an air pollutant, why plastic pollution is an increasing problem, and what parents can do about it.
Donald Trump and EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler are gutting a plan that would reduce carbon pollution, slow climate change, and protect our children’s health. If anything, the Clean Power Plan should be made stronger, not gutted with a replacement plan that does nothing to put us on the path to climate safety.
“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.