A recent Yale Climate survey asked, “What do you think is the greatest threat that global warming poses to the US, if any?” Here’s the the most common theme of the respondents…
Read the latest news from Moms Clean Air Force staff and members in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas.
As the strong winds of Hurricane Dora, a Category 4 storm, spun off the coast of Maui and collided during the island’s hottest, driest season, the risk of extreme wildfires intensified.
Hazel Chandler, our organizer in Phoenix, Arizona, shares how extreme heat and air pollution have affected her in her fight against cancer in People magazine.
If you don’t live in the Southwestern United States, or any of the places worldwide that have been experiencing an entire month of an extended extreme heat wave, it can be impossible to imagine. “It has been a wild summer,” said Hazel Chandler, Arizona Field Organizer for Moms Clean Air Force, who lives in Phoenix. “I am in the middle of hell right now. We had 119 yesterday and it’s probably going to be that again today. That’s 15 days over 115 degrees.”
Latino Conservation Week is dedicated to getting Latinos into the outdoors, and engage communities in meaningful action.
This summer of extreme heat and humidity, it’s hard to resist the impulse to crank up the AC. But, short-term comfort comes with a long-term price. Learn how to use less, and still stay cool and healthy.
We’re being confronted with the reality of climate chaos in what feels like an entirely new way this summer. But we are not powerless.
It has been an eerie summer on the East Coast. We were contending with our first bout of extended wildfire smoke. Then, when the air (temporarily?) cleared, torrential rains arrived, resulting in floods from Vermont to New York.
When children in parts of the US look up at the scary orange-gray sky and breathe in the toxic air, they are experiencing dangerous wildfire pollution…and climate anxiety. Here’s how to talk to kids about wildfires.
“There are two things that I value above all else for my kids: their education and their health. It should be easy, in this country, to take for granted that all children have a right to a solid education and to health care. We know that is not the case. Many children, particularly those in predominantly Black and Brown communities, face significant challenges in accessing quality education and quality health care. The effects of climate change and extreme heat further exacerbate these disparities.”
EPA just released a report, “Climate Change and Children’s Health and Well-Being in the US.” Its findings underscore the necessity of considering children’s well-being in every climate policy. LEARN MORE…