Wood Pellets and Climate Change the Focus of New N&O Series by Andrew Whelan This week the Raleigh News & Observer ran a series of stories that examined the environmental and health impacts of North Carolina's wood pellet industry. Clean Air Carolina spoke...read more
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by Rachel McIntosh-Kastrinsky From exposure to extreme weather and heat waves to worsening air pollution and the spread of insect-borne disease — the climate crisis is a health crisis. But as Australia burns from catastrophic wildfires linked to our changing climate,...read more
by Rachel McIntosh-Kastrinsky Clean Air Carolina is excited to announce that our annual NC BREATHE conference is returning to Charlotte! The 2020 NC BREATHE conference will be held on April 9 at UNC Charlotte Center City. The conference will focus on the theme of...read more
by Julia Krauchanka, Bill Schlesinger, and H. Kim Lyerly Every person breathes thousands of gallons of air each day, making air the greatest potential source of toxic exposure known to humankind. Occupational exposure to air contaminated with the toxics found in coal...read more
Clean Air Carolina spoke with @newsobserver for their new series on Enviva and the wood pellet industry. If you haven’t already, be sure to read and share these stories to learn how the overseas demand for wood pellets is driving #climatechange.