For anyone interested in environmental health and the health of children, Sandra Steingraber is an inspiration and wealth of information. She has written several books and many articles. Her first book, Living Downstream, was turned into a feature film.
Biologist, mother and activist Sandra Steingraber discusses her fight against fracking and toxins contaminating our air, water and food.
Steingraber returns often to the concept of “toxic trespass” — which “means that chemicals without our consent enter our body sometimes because we inhale them”
Here she is in an interview with Bill Moyers, (you can watch it here or go to his website) and the link to her website is below, where you can access many of those articles and order her books.
Sandra Steingraber’s website: http://steingraber.com/
Many of her excellent articles are available there, like these from Orion magazine: http://steingraber.com/articles/orion-magazine-articles/
It’s hard to choose favorites, I love them all, but here are a couple:
On the desire to change lightbulbs instead of paradigms
and perhaps this:
We must confront ‘well-informed futility syndrome’ to overcome our fossil fuel addiction.