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ACTION: Oppose the elimination of the Charlotte City Council Environment Committee

The City of Charlotte has recently made positive progress on clean air, clean water, and sustainability for city operations. In its “sustainable and resilient city” resolution passed last summer, the Charlotte City Council committed the city to sourcing all its energy from carbon-free sources by 2030. They also set the ambitious goal of the entire city (government, business, academia, and non-profits) to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050.

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Environmental Justice

By Pamela Grundy and Calvin Cupini Environmental justice is the watchword of the day. The world is warming, and communities across the globe are organizing to address widespread environmental damage. The convergence of politics, economic power and racism means that...

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Leading Global Energy Thinker to Speak at Catawba College

Physicist Amory Lovins, who is called one of the Western world’s most influential energy thinkers, will speak at Keppel Auditorium on the Catawba College campus on Wednesday, April 17, at 6:30 p.m. The event is hosted by the Center for the Environment at Catawba...

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GUEST BLOG: Speaking truth to power

MAHA Exhibits at 40th Annual Minority Health Conference By: Dorothy Rawleigh “Speaking truth to power” was a befitting phrase heard throughout the 40th Annual Minority Health Conference with the theme of Advocacy for Change: Celebrating Past Successes and Planning for...

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Clean Air for Kids Ozone Gardens Coming to Raleigh

By Pamela Grundy, Co-Manager, Clean Air for Kids Last week, I had the pleasure of traveling from Charlotte to Raleigh to start the expansion of our Clean Air for Kids program. For the past five years, Clean Air for Kids has built ozone gardens and presented clean air...

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Guest Blog: Time is of the essence

Key findings from two critical reports on climate change By: Dorothy Rawleigh Climate change will continue to cause increasing temperatures, extremes of precipitation, flooding events, catastrophic wildfires, ocean acidification and warming, according to the Fourth...

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Join Our Team – We’re Hiring!

Development Manager - Full Time Clean Air Carolina (CAC) is seeking a dynamic team leader who will plan and direct a comprehensive fundraising program in alignment with CAC’s mission and core values. The Development Manager will oversee all revenue generating...

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2019 NC BREATHE Registration & Poster Submission Now Open

The annual NC BREATHE Conference will be held on April 11 at Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington, NC. The one day conference brings together academics, students, medical and health professionals, state, federal and local environmental agencies and community...

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Planting Seeds of Change

Thanks to our supporters, Clean Air Carolina is promoting STEM education in schools, inspiring students to become informed stewards of our environment. Renew your membership or join Clean Air Carolina today, and help us engage more young people in our mission to...

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Program Spotlight: AirKeepers

Clean Air Carolina is using Citizen Science and the latest technology to build a one-of-a-kind statewide air quality monitoring system in North Carolina. Scientists, health experts, and environmental activists can use this hyper-local information to address environmental concerns like never before.

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