Ethane cracker plants are the fossil fuel industry’s latest attempt to lock us into a dirty energy economy, bringing extensive and expensive infrastructure that fills our air and water with toxic chemicals while contributing to the climate crisis and slowing the transition to renewables.
Climate change doesn't just affect the world we humans live in. Or habitats for wildlife. It also affects the world and health of some of our best friends: the animals like cats, dogs, and turtles we share our lives with.
As just one example, thanks to rising temperatures, disease carrying fleas, ticks, and mosquitos are becoming more widespread pests and causing problems not just several months a year, but year-round in some places. For pet owners, this may mean rethinking how often you administer preventive care like flea and tick repellent and heartworm pills.
Plus, how you can take action today.
We have to think big and act quickly if we want to keep global warming at levels we can live with.
The scar carved across the state’s panhandle recently by powerful, climate change-fueled Hurricane Michael threw into sharp relief exactly what’s at stake in the Sunshine State.
“If you don’t think the climate is changing, you haven’t been on the frontlines.”
Members of our Chicago chapter were on hand at a recent EPA hearing in Chicago to speak out against the #DirtyPowerScam and to testify about the vital importance of strong, good-faith climate action.
Kids face unique health burdens because of the climate crisis.
Beneath some solar arrays, pollinator-friendly plants, fruits, vegetables and forage are cropping up in place of turfgrass or gravel.
You may not hear about it a lot, but it might actually be one of the best tools we have to fight climate change.