Campaign organizer Ruth Kamnitzer says there are many health and climate benefits to switching to electric buses. “They're also financially viable in the long run, there's financial savings. And so they're really a great deal all around for schools and for kids,” Kamnitzer said. One of the biggest For Our Kids campaigns underway is lobbying for electric school buses, which campaign organizer Ruth Kamnitzer says is gaining momentum. (For Our Kids/Flickr) Like many of the moms involved in For Our Kids, she believes the technology is improving everyday for range and operating in cold climates but the fact that children won’t be inhaling diesel fumes while standing near an idling bus is a great place to start.