Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) Executive Director Kathleen Rest, a leading expert on public and environmental health, has joined the nonprofit funders’ network Rachel’s Network as a Leadership Liaison.
Funding from Rachel’s Network is enabling As You Sow to engage shareholders in advocating for better corporate policies and more sustainable agriculture practices that minimize synthetic pesticide use.
Rachel’s Network, along with dozens of health schools and environmental and health advocacy groups, wrote to acting EPA Chief Andrew Wheeler on Monday expressing great concern that the EPA’s Office of Children’s Health Protection Director Ruth Etzel was placed on administrative leave.
Rooftop solar is not the only option for American households looking to go solar. Community solar allows households to enroll in a centralized, shared solar farm in their area and see savings on their electric bill. Solstice Founder and CEO Steph Speirs explains why community solar is vital to reaching the four out of five Americans without access to rooftop solar.
Rachel’s Network President Fern Shepard sent these public comments today to oppose the the Trump Administration’s proposed rollbacks to the Endangered Species Act, one of our country’s most important environmental laws.