It is important for everyone to be informed about daily air quality in order to reduce their exposure to air pollution. The AQI is a tool used to report daily air quality. MAHA has created infographics for adults and children to help you know what to do on poor air quality days. It is important to limit time outside on poor air quality days.read more
Clean Air Carolina
In the two seconds it takes you to read this sentence you have taken about two breaths of air. That adds up to about 23,000 breaths a day. We want to make sure every breath you take is good for you.
STATE OF THE CLIMATE
Carolina Stories with Miles O’Brien
Join us for a Carolina film series followed by an engaging conversation moderated by Miles O’Brien on climate change, air quality, and human health.
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Research has suggested that the effects of air pollution can cross the mother-fetus blood barrier to hinder the development of unborn children and cause adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm birth, stillbirth, low birth weight and birth defects.read more
The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), on behalf of Clean Air Carolina and the NAACP, filed suit today against North Carolina Speaker of the House Tim Moore, Senate Pro Tempore Phil Berger, and the State Board of Elections in Wake County Superior Court....read more
Methyl bromide is considered a “super pollutant” because of its combined health and environmental impacts. While the chemical is regulated under the Clean Air Act, there are no protections for methyl bromide when it is used in high concentrations to fumigate logs.read more
Join us on Sept. 27 for the screening of five short films about climate change at Motorco Music Hall in Durham.
Check out our new blog post on what to do on poor air quality days. It's important to limit time outside during these times.
When we all work together toward healthier air, good things happen!.