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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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Asthma Campers Learn about Air Quality

Clean Air Carolina was at Camp Open Airways in Kannapolis, NC this August leading a session on air quality education for 29 kids with asthma. High School volunteers assisting with the program held air quality flags up for the campers to see as they learned a song...

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CAC Launches Summer Meetings with Ozone Gardening

On Saturday, July 22, during the height of Ozone Season, we launched our very first membership meeting and a public workshop on how to create an Ozone Bio-monitoring Garden. Did you know ground-level ozone pollution not only impacts human health, but plant life too?...

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