The destruction of the natural beauty, the ecosystems, and the majesty of mountains affect us in ways we're not even aware of. Every time a mountain is beheaded, we chop off a little part of our souls.
It seems to me like Mother Nature's mercy and forgiveness have run dry, as we ceaselessly abuse her and take her for granted in order for us to continue our addiction to using fossil fuels. I've gotta say, I don't blame her. Not one bit.
A transition to clean energy is about making an investment in our future.
Clean energy is about offering people the opportunity to do what's right for themselves and the people they love. It's about reducing the pollution that makes people sick. It's about helping the low-income families struggling to pay their gas and electricity bills.
Our planet is warming due to pollution from human activities. And a warming climate increases the likelihood of extreme weather.
I've always loved journaling as a way to clear my mind. Whether I'm traveling or at home, the first thing I do when I wake up is pull out my notebook and record positive things that have happened to me as well as uplifting thoughts.
Corporations are poisoning our air and water while at the same time lining the pockets of elected officials with political contributions.
There's something about having a badge that just makes you feel so official.
The main cause that I have attached my name to and am working diligently in is the issue of climate change.
I had been an activist on the issue of HIV, primarily in the African American and Latino communities here in the U.S. for many years. It was horrifying to me how the pandemic was raging right here in this country but no one was talking about it.
I was in L.A. during an earthquake in 1994, an experience that really stressed me out. I started doing yoga to calm my nerves.
Mountaintop removal coal operations enrich only a handful of elites while impoverishing everyone else in their proximity.
The coal industry is a huge industry when we're talking about polluting the environment, our air and our waterways.
Comprehensive climate legislation must be passed so that we can ensure a world where this and future generations can experience the bliss of breathing clean crisp air, while fishing in the Adirondacks... and being able to eat the fish afterwards.
I consider myself to be an international woman.
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