Citizen Scientist Blog William H. Schlesinger is one of the nation’s leading ecologists and earth scientists and a passionate advocate for translating science for lay audiences. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, he has served as dean of the Nicholas School...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.
Most air pollution in NC is invisible and invisible air pollution can be the most deadly.
North Carolina is one of the fastest growing states in the country.
The anti-regulatory climate in the NC legislature has rolled back strong clean air policies.
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One of Clean Air Carolina’s interns conducted his own citizen science research over the summer. Brian Kornegay, a student at UNC Pembroke, embarked on a summer project to measure PM2.5 levels across various areas in North Carolina. The goal of the project is to put...read more
On September 6, the Asthma Alliance of North Carolina held its quarterly meeting where they discussed the planning of the spring Asthma Summit, the NC Healthy Homes Provider Referral Database, wildfire alerts and communications and other updates. Jonathan Navarro,...read more
A long time coming for cleaner buses in Charlotte. It has been a long time coming for the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) to invest so much money in vehicles and projects not directly associated with the fantastically successful Lynx Light Rail line. Since the...read more