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March With Us Because Climate Change is a Women's Issue

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 01.24.2017 | Women
Marcia G. Yerman

On Friday, January 20th, Donald Trump will be inaugurated. The next day, Saturday January 21st, a "huge" turnout of citizens will be present to take p...

The National Audubon Society's 2016 Rachel Carson Award Honorees tackle Climate Change By Air, Land & Sea

Allison Whipple Rockefeller | Posted 05.05.2016 | Green
Allison Whipple Rockefeller

The National Audubon Society's 13th Annual Rachel Carson Award, the preeminent award for American women in Conservation will be given on May 17th at the Plaza in New York City.

Review: How to Let Go of the World (and Love All Things Climate Can't Change)

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 03.16.2016 | Green
Ronnie Citron-Fink

The film opens with Josh dancing to Beatles music. He's celebrating because the fight to protect his home, the subject of his Emmy-winning documentary, Gasland, is over. His small community on the Delaware River successfully fought off the fracking industry.

Corporate Polluters At The Supreme Court

Dominique Browning | Posted 02.11.2017 | Green
Dominique Browning

A deeply-divided Supreme Court just handed corporate polluters and their cronies a small but symbolic victory: It has temporarily halted implementatio...

Top 10 Climate Records Smashed in 2015

Dominique Browning | Posted 01.15.2017 | Green
Dominique Browning

Everyone's talking about the weirder -- and more dangerous -- weather. Here are 10 things you should know about weather, climate and El Niño during a record-breaking 2015.

The Paris Agreement Is a Win for Parents

Molly Rauch | Posted 12.16.2016 | Parents
Molly Rauch

As moms and dads, we have a special responsibility to talk about how climate change affects our heart. And I don't mean the flesh and blood organ: I mean our emotional heart. The source of feelings, the source of hope. The source of love.

Hope And Reality On Paris Climate Accord

Dominique Browning | Posted 12.15.2016 | Green
Dominique Browning

Every single person who cares about the safety of the world we live in, the world we leave for our children, has tough work ahead to meet the climate challenge.

Overcoming Fear: Women And Climate Change

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 10.05.2016 | Green
Ronnie Citron-Fink

Living in a sacrifice zone is no way to live. Many of us care about our relationship to climate change -- now we need to reach beyond and help women across the globe move from fear to caring about solutions.

Why I Became a Midlife Activist

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 08.27.2016 | Fifty
Ronnie Citron-Fink

Gee, I love my kids. You would think that as children grow up and fly away from the nest, one would get over the initial infatuation. Not so.

5 Reasons the Pope's Message on Climate Change Is for Everyone

Molly Rauch | Posted 06.26.2016 | Green
Molly Rauch

I never expected to sit down and read a 180-page treatise written by the pope. As a Jew, I don't generally spend my spare time studying Catholic teachings. But I do think about my children's future, and how climate change will alter their lives.

How Fossil Fuel Companies Get Paid to Pollute

Dominique Browning | Posted 05.29.2016 | Green
Dominique Browning

We are giving companies our money while they are making record profits -- and paying nothing for the harm they do us with their pollution.

New Yorker Cartoonist Live Tweets the State of the Union

Liza Donnelly | Posted 03.25.2015 | Green
Liza Donnelly

We all need to laugh! So when Moms Clean Air Force was told Florida Field Manager, Nicole Hernandez Hammer was invited as a personal guest of First Lady Michelle Obama at the State of the Union, I was asked to Live Tweet the event.

Climate Scientist and Mom Will be First Lady's Guest at the State of the Union

Dominique Browning | Posted 03.22.2015 | Green
Dominique Browning

Nicole Hernandez Hammer will be sitting in the First Lady's box as President Obama delivers his sixth State of the Union address. To me, this signals the president's commitment to doing all he can to tackle the dangerous problem of climate pollution. And so I am celebrating.

Kate Sheppard

Meet The Climate-Researching Mom The Obamas Are Bringing To The State Of The Union | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Among the guests of first lady Michelle Obama for Tuesday's State of the Union address is a Florida-based climate researcher and activis...

Updated Smog Standards Are Needed to Protect Little Lungs

Molly Rauch | Posted 03.09.2015 | Green
Molly Rauch

We don't have to choose between clean air and a strong economy. We do have a right to clean, healthy air -- and our children have the right to skip, run, and play outside without breathing dangerous levels of smog.

New York Bans Fracking After Health Report Calls It Unsafe

Dominique Browning | Posted 02.17.2015 | Green
Dominique Browning

New Yorkers also have to keep up the pressure on Governor Cuomo to make New York State a leader in clean energy development and deployment -- and get economic growth into the areas that so desperately need it.

eBay Chairman Funds Great Movie On Climate Denier Campaign

Dominique Browning | Posted 01.19.2015 | Green
Dominique Browning

Made by the director of Food Inc., and based on the remarkable book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, Merchants of Doubt shows exactly how a small, well-trained group of PR people crafted a massive campaign to confuse Americans about climate change.

Fracking And Toxic Air

Molly Rauch | Posted 01.04.2015 | Green
Molly Rauch

A new study, published this week in the journal Environmental Health, identifies potentially hazardous concentrations of air pollutants near some oil and gas operations in five states. The research shines a light on what some communities face as US oil and gas development accelerates.

Trick or Treat? Why Halloween Scares Moms

Molly Rauch | Posted 12.28.2014 | Green
Molly Rauch

Halloween preparations are in full swing in our house. But I have a confession to make -- I force a stiff smile when my kids squeal in excitement about the trick or treating. Because if there's anything that raises my Mommy hackles, it's Halloween. And now, Halloween just got a little scarier...

What Love Looks Like

Dominique Browning | Posted 11.26.2014 | Green
Dominique Browning

Sunday, September 21, 2014 will go down in history: the world's largest march to fight global warming. It goes down in my heart as one of the most moving and powerful days of my life.

Moms Unite: Fighting For a Bright Future For Our Children

Dominique Browning | Posted 11.21.2014 | Green
Dominique Browning

I'm a classic introvert. Not the kind of person who hits the streets to join a parade -- much less a protest. HOWEVER. We are confronted with a problem unlike any we have ever seen in our lives -- or in the history of the world.

Why Am I Marching? It's Personal

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 11.17.2014 | Green
Ronnie Citron-Fink

I'm a New Yorker. Living in NY is what I can speak from the heart about. We're a tough bunch and along with the rest of the world, we're taking a beating from climate change. Here's why I am marching to protect what I love, my New York.

Failure Is Not an Option

Dominique Browning | Posted 11.17.2014 | Green
Dominique Browning

We must stop the greenhouse gas pollution that is causing earth's atmosphere to warm up. We can do this. We have the resources to move into a world powered by clean, renewable energy.

The People's Climate March Is About to Make History

Lori Popkewitz Alper | Posted 11.11.2014 | Impact
Lori Popkewitz Alper

World leaders, including President Obama, are coming to NYC for the United Nation's summit on the climate crisis. The goal of the march is to draw attention to the climate crisis and urge leaders to find solutions to end climate change. But let's not forget, we are already seeing and feeling the effects of climate change.

"You Want Clean Air? Well, Screw You."

Dominique Browning | Posted 09.21.2014 | Green
Dominique Browning

We are ALL complicit in fossil fuel fortunes, whether we are middle class or mega wealthy. We have all benefited, enormously, from the cheap and abundant and reliable power that has come of oil and coal.