Koch Bros. “Fueling U.S. Forward” Takes Communities of Color Backwards

Low-income communities and African American and Hispanic populations are struggling to cope with the disproportionate impacts of toxic sitings in their neighborhoods. Yet, they are being pitched a Madison Avenue type story about how fossil fuels makes life great.

Post-Election: New Women in Congress Inspire Hope

On Election Day, I cast my vote full of hope. On Wednesday morning, I went to bed at 3 a.m. — after watching eight hours of election returns. When I woke up, I had a severe case of dread. Not an existential dread. Rather, a version that I could feel in every fiber of my body. I […]

Election 2016 Endgame: Vote!

Every candidate appearing on your ballot has a record of where they stand on the environment. You need to know that information. Then vote like the earth depends on you…because it does.

Is Your State Attorney General Undermining America’s Clean Power Plan?

Individual Attorneys General have been the recipients of a combined $2.8 million. There is an evident link between their actions and campaign donations from fossil fuel entities.

The Grand Canyon Meets the Koch Brothers

Unsurprisingly, the issue at hand involves revenue, big power brokers, ramifications of Citizens United, and a familiar actor in the anti-environmental space — the Koch Brothers.

Republican Presidential Candidates: Is Climate Change on the Radar?

John Kasich stated, “We don’t want to destroy people’s jobs, based on some theory that is not proven.”

Shifting Sands: New Dynamics in the Bronx Art Scene

The dialogue went far deeper than a mere discussion of the current landscape of the Bronx art scene. It raised questions, and some hackles, about competing community needs, gentrification, constituencies that are too frequently powerless, and big money.

Air Pollution is Making Me Anxious

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

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.”

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.