We Need an EPA Director Who Cares About the Environment

We Need an EPA Director Who Cares About the Environment

One hundred seventy+ environmental organizations have joined together to oppose Pruitt’s nomination to head EPA. In a letter to supporters, the media and Congress, here’s what they conclude about his nomination: President-elect Trump’s nominee to head the EPA, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, has actively worked against the mission of the agency he has been nominated to lead. He should be rejected by the Senate. Scott Pruitt’s views and actions run counter to the EPA’s critical mission to protect our health and the environment. He is unfit to administer the laws he would be entrusted to enforce. I know we’re just kids, but this just doesn’t make sense. I think we’re going to have to be part of the #checksandbalances that make our country great. We’re talking about ideas and trying to figure out how we can have the most impact. Got ideas? Join EcoKid and let us know! Meanwhile thanks to the NRDC, Moms Clean Air Force, and the hundreds of other organizations who care about clean air, food, water, and life more than they care about...
Learning About Where Food Comes From

Learning About Where Food Comes From

Ever since we were little our parents would take us to farms to learn about where food comes from. By understanding more about food systems, kids can better appreciate the land, the animals, water, sun, and how we are all connected. Going to visit farms is fun too. One of our favorites is Straus Dairy Farm. We love that they don’t use any chemicals, they are nice to their animals, and their ice cream is so good! This photo is of my cousin Sebastian, or...