American Petroleum Institute Ads Target Smog Rules

The American Petroleum Institute is disseminating a series of ads that have an Orwellian quality about them.

Air Pollution is Making Me Anxious

A new study proposes that air pollution may impact mental health.

2015 Climate Change Forecast

In the 2014 election, big campaign dollars from the fossil fuel sector reaped major benefits. Those who have been itching to cut the Environmental Protection Agency off at the knees now have a majority in both houses.

Ana Baptista: “Children of Color Are the Most At-Risk Victims of Pollution”

Stats show that one in four youngsters in Newark suffer from asthma—several times the county and state average.

Republican Jim Brainard Believes in the Science of Climate Change

Direct about the fact that the party of environmentalist Teddy Roosevelt has become entrenched in refuting the findings of the larger scientific community, Brainard said, “You have to trust 97 percent of scientists.”

A Mother’s Day Interview with Sen. Barbara Boxer: A Moms Clean Air Force Exclusive

“The Koch Brothers have funded efforts to mislead the public in the face of a mountain of scientific evidence that climate change is real and human activities are the cause.”

“The Government Wouldn’t Help Me, So I Decided To Do It Myself.” ~ Lois Gibbs

Lois Gibbs was dismissed by the school’s superintendent as, “One irate, hysterical housewife with a sickly kid.”

Looking Back On 2013: Activism Helps Heal

I thought of all the amazing people that have been on my radar over the past twelve months. They are on the front lines of activism to heal the planet.

EPA Adminstrator McCarthy Makes A “Moral Obligation To The Next Generation”

McCarthy, who doesn’t pull any punches, stated, “Climate change caused by carbon pollution is one of the most significant public threats of our time.”

New EPA Chief Gina McCarthy Targets Climate Change

If anyone had doubts about McCarthy’s stand on climate change, she dispelled that by commenting, “We’re not going to stop looking at the science. Climate change is real.”