Why do we care so much about the laws that protect our families from air pollution? Because in the US, more than 4 in 10 people live in areas with unhealthy air. This important graph highlights the threat.
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?”
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.
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 why indoor air quality is often worse than outdoor air quality and find out what you can do to improve indoor air and protect your family.
Read about women in Colorado state government who are working hard and getting results by making climate action a top priority for their state.
Read about the ways in which new EPA head Andrew Wheeler is attacking clean air regulations and learn about three areas to watch as we move forward.
Read about the myth of clean coal, and how plants burning the chemically treated coal are making more pollution, not less.
Read about the vast amount of methane pollution being created by the fracking industry in the Permian Basin, TX, and what some are doing to stop it.
Air polluted by smoke from the massive California fires reminds us of what our air could be like if we allow air pollution regulations to be rolled back.