Our children will be living with the deadly consequences of an overheating planet for the rest of their lives — what we do, or don’t do, in the next five to ten years makes an enormous difference. Our members want to know what candidates’ climate plans will be in their first 100 days in office.
Moms are climate voters. As we watch the debates, our members want to know that the climate crisis is a top line issue. We are listening for each candidate’s thoughtful commitment to tackling carbon and methane emissions. We want to know how each candidate plans to get us to a fossil-fuel free, 100% Clean Energy Economy by 2050.
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!
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.
Read a Moms Clean Air Force interview with PA State Rep. Chris Rabb, who talks about clean energy, climate action, and citizen activism.
Moms Clean Air Force is pushing national legislation that sets an ambitious but doable goal: 100% clean energy across the economy by 2050.
A new network of scientists and experts on local government have banded together to focus on “science-based pathways to address climate threats to local economic growth, infrastructure, and public health.”
We could be implementing clean energy in many states right now with the “Buy Clean” program. As an emissions policy, Buy Clean is especially powerful because it can help federal and state governments address pollution upstream in the supply chain and beyond their own borders.
A new report from the National Parks Conservation Association shows that the air in our national parks – a vast 85-million-acre system of 419 sites in every state, ranging from monuments to battlefields to historic sites and more – is also sub-par. In fact, 96% of our national parks are plagued with significant air pollution problems.
Photos from the reception Moms Clean Air Force hosted with partners to honor the women of the 116th Congress who are committed to fighting for climate safety to keep our families safe and healthy.
New study tells us children are great educators. It suggests that young people involved in climate marches and demonstrations could influence the views of their parents.