Why do we care so much about the laws that protect our families from air pollution? Because in the US, more than 4 in 10 people live in areas with unhealthy air. This important graph highlights the threat.
Remezcla highlighted three of our Moms Clean Air Force staff and state coordinators in an article titled, “Environmental Justice: These Latina activists Are on the Frontlines.”
Moms Clean Air Force staff and members made news throughout the country this week!
The House released a historic bill today to address the climate emergency, called the 100% Clean Economy Act. It calls for sweeping, urgent action, starting immediately, to cut net US climate pollution to zero. 100% Clean.
After several major automakers sided with President Trump in the legal fight over California’s clean car standards, consumers are vowing to boycott those companies, including our moms.
The Lancet focused their latest report on the effects of climate change on children’s health, asking, “Who is going to be the most vulnerable?”
Ethane “cracker plants” are industrial facilities that create the building blocks for plastics manufacturing. They also create air pollution that harms our health and makes climate change worse.
A new study examined short-term exposure to small particulate matter pollution and mental health effects in children, and found that pollution was linked to worsening mental health disorders just days after exposure.
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.
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.
Learn how fires are disrupting people’s lives–from the petrochemical fire in Texas to wildfires in California–and creating deadly health effects.