Lawmakers, 'warrior women' oppose budget cuts


Lawmakers joined a group of mothers today outside the Capitol to call on Congress to reject President Trump's proposed cuts to U.S. EPA's budget.


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Madres de EEUU rechazan recortes de la Agencia de Protección Ambiental (Mothers in U.S. reject cuts to the EPA)

Members of social movements and environmentalists in the United States urged Congress to curb cuts by the Environmental Protection Agency, the country's leading institution that fights global warming and defends communities of pollution. [Translated from TeleSur]

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An Open Letter To The Women Of Congress, From Climate Change Activists, Actors, & Average Moms


In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and historic fires, federal agencies are struggling to keep up. Meanwhile, the Trump Administration is pursing a 31 percent budget cut to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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Why moms (and the rest of us) must fight for EPA's future


In the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Americans have been compelled to face an indisputable fact: Climate change is real and it has set upon us. To continue oversimplifying it as strictly a matter of "global warming" is to deny the breadth and scope of its detrimental physical and economic impacts on the most vulnerable among us.

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#MomsMobilize: Using Power of Women to Advance Climate Justice


Vien Truong is no stranger to the climate justice movement. A long-time resident of Oakland, California, environmental equity is an abiding passion for the CEO of Dream Corps and leader of Green For All.

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Environmental Justice Activist Vien Truong is Fighting for the World


Environmental justice activist Vien Truong learned two things as a child: Climate change affects us all, and some people suffer more than others.

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Paris Climate Accord: The Future Depends on Us


Green For All’s director, Vien Truong, is participating in the European Commission’s Green Week in Brussels, where she is meeting with top European leaders to discuss the promise of advancing a green economy and the importance of avoiding Trump’s disastrous environmental policies.

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Democracy in Color Podcast: S2 E7 Vien Truong — An Environmental Hero for Our Times

I’ve known Vien Truong for about ten years. It was a special experience to have her in the studio and have her on my podcast. Still in her thirties, she is one of the country’s foremost policy experts and strategists on building an equitable green economy. Given how many promises the current occupant of the White House has made to change (aka rollback) U.S. science and environmental policy — to the detriment of our planet and collective health — we should all be grateful that there are green champions like Truong out there each day fighting the good fight. - Aimee Allison

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Flint Residents Still Suffering, Forgotten, Abandoned


Residents of Flint, Michigan have very little to celebrate, three years after the water crisis in the city made national headlines.


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