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Making Global Climate Change Local

Making Global Climate Change Local

December 7, 2018

At the Sanders Institute Gathering, Abdul El-Sayed, the runner-up in Michigan’s Democratic 2018 governor’s race primary, talks about how to bridge fights for environmental health and justice with the global fight to reduce carbon emissions

As U.S. Child Asthma Rates Soar, EPA Fights for Big Coal’s Agenda

December 2, 2017

The Founder and CEO of GreenLatinos, Mark Magana, discusses why he testified at the EPA’s Clean Power Plan repeal hearing and how Latino children are 40% more likely to die from asthma in the U.S.

Lawmakers and Advocates Call for Lowering Toxic Emissions from Local Incinerator

September 29, 2017

Critics say the lax emission limits allow the incinerator to emit over 1,000 tons of dangerous Nitrous Oxides a year

Philadelphia Cuts School Nurses

October 10, 2013
Philly schools suffer 40 percent decline of school nurses in just two years due to budget cuts Philadelphia sixth-grader Laporshia Massey died shortly after suffering an asthma attack at school on September 25. No nurse was on duty. In 2011, 289 school nurses worked in Philadelphia. Currently, 179 such nurses work in the district—a decline…

Top 100 Greenhouse Gas Polluters Uncovered

June 10, 2013

Michael Ash: Low income and minority populations disproportionately impacted by greenhouse gas release