A mom reflects on everything she’s learned from climate activist, Greta Thunberg.
When her 9-year-old son became ill early in the school year, Trisha Dello Iacono discovered a connection between the rubber-like synthetic flooring in his school’s all-purpose room. The chemical in the flooring is phenylmercuric acetate, which releases mercury vapors into the air.
Find out if your child’s school has hazardous mercury rubber-like flooring and learn what you can do about it.
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.
It’s time for teachers to put their bodies where their hearts are and support this youth movement.
Teachers, let young climate activists know that we are listening to their call for action.
Here are ways parents can support kids at the Climate Strike on September 20th.
Moms Clean Air Force Trisha Dello Iacono’s child attends a NJ school with mercury contaminated floors. She brings this issue to her state senator, and in a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, Sen. Booker mentions cases of mercury vapor in multiple schools across his state.
A new report by the Environmental Defense Fund details the major threats to public health and future generations from the Trump EPA attacks on the 2016 chemical safety law – the Lautenberg Act.
“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.
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.
Read about the National Science Teachers Association’s statement supporting the teaching of climate science in classrooms across the country.
Read about a Pennsylvania mom who became an outspoken anti-fracking activist after her daughter’s health problems were traced to benzene exposure.