Can purchasing environmentally responsible products help to halt climate change? Or do they just get us to buy more wasteful stuff?
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.
New Study: Scientists say black carbon particles were found on every single placenta they looked at, regardless of how much pollution the mother had been exposed to.
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.
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.
A concerned mom questions the health effects of breathing silica dust in the NY subway system.
This is the full text of the testimony of Heather McTeer Toney, Moms Clean Air Force’s National Field Director, in support of strengthening the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards.
Learn how fires are disrupting people’s lives–from the petrochemical fire in Texas to wildfires in California–and creating deadly health effects.
Two industrial fires recently sent thick plumes of black smoke into the air over the Houston area, putting the health and well-being of families at risk.
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.