The health consequences of climate change, and the health co-benefits of addressing the climate crisis, may be the most powerful ways to frame the issue to get the attention of the public and policymakers, former Vice President Al Gore declared at a recent conference...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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Declaring climate change to be the greatest public health challenge we are facing today, the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Science Board has designated 2017 as the Year of Climate Change and Health. Education Resources Beginning with the February 16...read more
Clean Air Carolina is excited to announce the launch of our “new & improved” website! We have merged our Medical Advocates for Healthy Air and NC BREATHE Conference websites with CleanAirCarolina.org to offer you a "one-stop-shop" for the latest on air quality in...read more
The surprising link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease (LA Times, 1/31/17) With environmental regulations expected to come under heavy fire from the Trump administration, new research offers powerful evidence of a link between air pollution and dementia...read more