~ by Gretchen Dahlkemper, Clean Air Moms Action
2016 has already won… the hottest year on record award — according to NASA! The point is that climate change matters and now there is scientific proof. Exposure to pollution and toxic chemicals matters. The world we’re leaving our children matters, and your vote in this upcoming election matters a great deal.
While you may sometimes feel like protecting the environment is a losing battle, there are actually concrete things you can do to make a difference, and it begins with voting. Elect candidates that care about these issues, and vote as if your child’s health depends on it.
I had a chance to chat with Green Diva Meg about why we need to pledge to vote in the 2016 elections:
Want to do more?
- Pledge to vote on November 8th.
- Join the #CleanAirMomsVote selfie project. Print out the Because I Love sign, fill in the blank, and post it to social media with the hashtag #CleanAirMomsVote
This podcast was produced with support from Clean Air Moms Action. All opinions are my own.
Gretchen Dahlkemper directs Clean Air Moms Action and leads national policy and organizing for Clean Air Moms Action’s partner, Moms Clean Air Force. Prior to becoming the National Field Director for Moms Clean Air Force, she served as Moms Clean Air Force’s Pennsylvania field organizer. Raised in Erie, PA Gretchen has worked across the state on environmental education and activism. Gretchen is mom to three small children and lives with her chef husband in Philadelphia.