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Particulate matter linked to new cases of Diabetes

The Lancet Planetary Health journal recently published a study that links air pollution below national and world standards to increased cases of diabetes worldwide. Researchers found that in 2016 air pollution contributed to 14 percent of the total number of new...

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Charlotte Votes on Clean Energy

On Monday, June 25, 2018, The Charlotte City Council will vote on a historical Sustainable and Resilient Resolution that will put Charlotte on the path to 100% clean and renewable energy; and away from the use of coal and gas that will contribute to civilization...

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Announcing the 2018 Interns!

New Faces, New Projects, New Forces for Change Clean Air Carolina would like to welcome our new summer interns who will be joining the Medical Advocates for Healthy Air (MAHA) and AirKeepers Programs. Our interns will be working collaboratively on county-specific air...

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Reducing Traffic Pollution Linked to Longer Lives

Urban Air Pollution While small cities in many European countries meet the air quality standards put forth by the European Union (EU) over 400,000 premature deaths in Europe can be attributed to air pollution. In Malmö, Sweden, Lund University performed an...

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ALERT: Help Save Future NC Light Rail Projects

“Tucked deep inside a revised state budget released Monday is a one-sentence paragraph that could effectively kill future light rail projects in Charlotte and across the state.” – Charlotte Observer Can you take quick action and urge your legislators to oppose this...

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