Moms are outraged at Toyota. In the worst kind of greenwashing, the automaker joined Trump in an effort to dangerously weaken their responsibilities to develop clean cars. Ready to dump your Prius?
Toyota betrayed its customers when it joined by GM and Chrysler, announcing that it is joining the Trump Administration to fight EPA rules to make cars even more efficient — meeting targets set by the states that care most about cutting climate and air pollution — and protecting all of us.
Toyota, Chrysler, and GM joined the Trump Administration in an effort to dangerously weaken their responsibilities to develop clean cars — and to fight the strong standards in California and thirteen other states.
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.
Our future voters will register to vote when it’s their time, but many are inspired to do more right now. Here are 10 things you and your kids can do to help solve the climate crisis and protect the future.
Transportation is the largest source of climate change pollution in the US. Young people are paying close attention, as they prepare to strike for a cleaner climate future. So we need to be slashing climate pollution from cars and trucks as quickly as possible, not rolling back climate protections.
“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.
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.
Read about the findings of the American Lung Association’s 2019 State of the Air Report, and find out how your local air quality fared.
Learn how traffic pollution causes asthma, adding to longstanding health concerns about living, working, and playing near traffic-related air pollution.
EPA Administrator, Andrew Wheeler’s latest tactic? Promote a policy that will vastly increase climate pollution, then lie about its climate impact.
What is diesel exhaust? Diesel exhaust is a type of pollution that comes from the combustion of diesel fuel in heavy duty machinery, trucks, buses, trains, ships, and some cars. Diesel generators and construction equipment can also be important sources of diesel …