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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.

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Most air pollution in NC is invisible and invisible air pollution can be the most deadly.

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North Carolina is one of the fastest growing states in the country.

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The anti-regulatory climate in the NC legislature has rolled back strong clean air policies.

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Air and Climate Policy Are Social Policies

Social workers analyze policy through the lens of the most vulnerable people whom the policy would affect. Generally, the most vulnerable include children, the elderly, people of color, people with mental illnesses, and people living in poverty. Not coincidentally,...

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AirKeepers’ Memorial DATA Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend has come and passed, but the work of Clean Air Carolina’s AirKeepers didn’t take the day off.  Our special network of air pollution tracking monitors were actively detecting the air quality in mecklenburg county over the holiday.   What we found...

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Air pollution from traffic deadlier than thought

Medical Advocates for Healthy Air advises health practitioners working with patients presenting with respiratory and cardiovascular diseases to investigate whether they live near heavily-trafficked roadways, where they can be exposed to traffic-related air pollution...

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