The EJSCREEN will be a game changer for grassroots activists at the hyperlocal level.
Owen told me, “Houston made me become an environmentalist because of the air pollution.”
Air Quality Awareness Week is on the calendar for April 29 through May 3, with the goal of bringing recognition to this vital concern.
With a nod to the upcoming election, Clemmer stated, “President Obama needs to support the leadership of Lisa Jackson on critical public health and environmental issues and focus less on short term political considerations.”
The documentary makes it clear that the people pushing back are up against very heavy hitters. This includes representatives from both political parties, lobbyists for varied interests, as well as the coal industry.
Mars, Jimmy, and Me, which features a dedication to the Earth on its opening page, combines humor, whimsy, and science to jumpstart an examination of pollution, economic justice, and individual responsibility.
Observing the rolling fields, horses and cows, undisturbed acres of rocks and trees, I felt particularly protective of what the earth offers us—and what we need to do to defend it.
The Union of Concerned Scientists released a report this June, “Climate Change and Your Health: Rising Temperatures Worsening Ozone Pollution.”