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.
Studies of mothers in southern states like Texas are showing that infants are at risk for long-term climate change related health issues. Here’s why.
Learn about the negative effects of wildfire smoke on the lung function of Montana residents who were exposed during the Rice Ridge Fire in 2017.
Learn about Community Rx, which educates, empowers, and activates African American communities to fight for clean air and environmental justice.
Dr. Elizabeth Del Buono calls on people to put aside partisan differences and support Governor Whitmer’s efforts to preserve “Pure Michigan.”
Climate justice is where the ethical and political narratives concerning climate change merge and make way for a greener future for all people.
Learn about the Climate and Community Protection Act, legislation in New York that will address climate change and climate justice.
As the mom of two black girls and one black boy, I am deeply concerned about the disproportionate environmental health risks for African-American children.