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.
Stats show that one in four youngsters in Newark suffer from asthma—several times the county and state average.
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.”
“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.”
Lois Gibbs was dismissed by the school’s superintendent as, “One irate, hysterical housewife with a sickly kid.”
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.
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.”
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.”
Inglis believes Conservatives are an “indispensible part of the solution” to energy and environmental issues.
New York State Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has been an unwavering voice emphasizing the importance of environmental protections. The mother of two young boys, she has pointed to the connection between children’s health and the air that they breathe. Gillibrand has also been working in tandem with Sen. Frank Lautenberg to spearhead the modernization of the Toxic […]