Tag Archives: climate crisis

You’re invited to The Fossil-Fueled Health Crisis Webinar

By Zoë Christopher, Resource Liaison We are so excited about our upcoming webinar, The Fossil-Fueled Health Crisis, and it’s only one week away! To learn about the connection between fossil fuels and breast cancer risk, please register now to join us on Tuesday, September... Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts, E-Alerts

This image announces the date and time of the webinar, "The Fossil-Fueled Health Crisis." The Zoom webinar will take place Tuesday, September 15 2020 at 10am PST / 1pm EST.Webinar: The Fossil-Fueled Health Crisis

Written By: Jayla Burton, Program Officer Every year in the U.S., more than a quarter of a million people are diagnosed with breast cancer—a number that continues to rise. Many of these people have no family history of the disease, which raises the question “What causes... Read more
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Single Use Plastics: Protection During a Pandemic or Fuel for the Breast Cancer Epidemic?

Written By: Emily Noronha Stuffed between couch cushions, piling up on curbs, or blowing about in the wind I see the same things: floods of THANK YOU plastic bags, greasy take-out containers, and neon pink straws. For years I have been trying to reduce my use of plastic as... Read more
Posted in BCA News

Why we must stop cancer-causing fossil fuels

Written By: Jayla Burton, Program Officer Do you think breast cancer and the global addiction to fossil fuel are two separate crises? Think again. The use of fossil fuels not only contributes to climate change, but exposures also increase our risk of... Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts

BCAction at a rally holding signs that read "Governor Newsom Stand Up to Big Oil."Stand Against the Fossil-Fueled Health Crisis

Written By: Tibby Reas Hinderlie Governor Gavin Newsom has talked a good talk about the importance of addressing the health harms of fossil fuels, but talk is not enough. He must act to stop the fossil-fueled cancer crisis. Instead, Governor Newsom quietly issued 48... Read more
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Dear California: Fossil Fuels are Fueling a Public Health Crisis

Fossil fuel production is fueling the cancer and climate crisis -- and threatening our health and our communities. Read more
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Calling on Governor Newsom to End the Fossil-Fueled Cancer Crisis

California is astoundingly beautiful, but it is also the third largest oil-producing state in the country. Oil production, including fracking and dangerous drilling, is not only hard on the environment; the many toxic chemicals spewed out in the process are a threat to human... Read more
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