Clean Air, Clean Lungs, Clean Buses Campaign
Henry Saragih, the general coordinator of Grassroots partner, La Via Campesina, reiterated to me what he said in his speech in Copenhagen last December at the UN climate conference (COP15): “We, as
On April 19, over 30,000 activists, grassroots social movements, academics, students, indigenous delegates, and government representatives convened in Cochabamba, Bolivia for the first-ever World People´s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth. I along with 21 other organizers and activists participated in the events as part of the US Grassroots Global Justice Alliance and Indigenous Environmental Network Delegation.
Four Life and Death Reason to Cut 7 Million Autos in L.A. in Half.
Breathing in LA's lethal air has serious public health consequences but knowing where and how these chemicals impact our health is an important step to understanding the problem.
Pollution Watch Series #1: Which MTA Rapid Bus Lines Help Your Family’s Health? …And Which Ones DON’T?
New MTA Rapid Bus lines could have a big impact on public health in
urban communities of color.
Children in LA, 80% of whom are Black, Latino, and Asian/Pacifi c Islander, breathe more air toxins in the fi rst two months of life than is recommended in a lifetime. This is partly due to the thousands of diesel trucks and buses that emit toxic chemicals into the air.