On November 10th, Stroller Brigades will take place in Delaware, Idaho, Arkansas, Virginia, Rhode Island and California; more will be announced in the next few weeks. Can you find one close to you -- or set one up yourself -- and walk with us?
Is the oil you're sautéing with "all-natural" or is it tainted by GMOs? Is that sea bass you're eating sustainable or has it been over-fished nearly to extinction? Even if you read the labels, you might not know.
There's not a lot more important to parents than loving their children and making sure they have clean air to breathe. Which is why this week's virtual deluge of clean air information is so important -- and scary.
Over 30 years ago Congress passed the Toxic Substances Control Act to protect health and the environment. It was a regulatory system written based on our scientific knowledge then. But we know much more now.
It's special when an advocate bears witness to a tidal shift in attitude and action around a cause. I experienced just that when EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced recently that her agency, with the White House, is ready to get tough on toxic chemicals.
Schwarzenegger announced a partnership between California and Denmark to rotect consumers against chemical exposure. Congress should look to California for an example of proactive action and prioritizing human health.