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GUEST BLOG: “The Countdown to Climate Change” Symposium

Growing up in the 1960’s Civil Rights era I speak as an advocate for justice and equality, I see every day as an opportunity to create the compassionate world we want to live in. As a writer, I feel it is my obligation to hold a mirror up to the world to remind us to...

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GUEST BLOG: Clean Air Carolina Presents at Appalachian State

As a class of graduate students studying environmental policy, we were thrilled to have the opportunity to hear from Mr. Terry Lansdell of Clean Air Carolina at Appalachian State University. He was able to provide an inside perspective on the issues surrounding air...

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AirKeepers Program Launches in Durham

Clean Air Carolina hosted its first AirKeepers Launch breakfast in Durham on September 20.  In attendance were air quality researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University, representatives from Durham City/County and NC Division of Public Health, and clean air...

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Citizen Scientist: Global Movements of Mercury

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...

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Talking the Talk, by Walking the Walk

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...

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CATS make clean buses a priority and Clean Air for Carolina!

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...

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