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Citizen Scientist: Geoengineering our Climate

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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Take Action for Clean Energy

While federal climate policies seem to be taking a leave of absence from reality, here in North Carolina, we have three great legislative proposals to support. You can join your fellow North Carolinians in supporting these proposals that will further our state’s leadership in addressing climate change by adding your name to our supporting sign-on letters.

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Op-Ed: Despite renewable energy’s impressive gains, NC lawmakers move to limit it

According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, North Carolina ranks second in the United States for solar energy capacity – more than relentlessly sunny states like Texas and Arizona. The smart policies that allowed us to take advantage of our solar resources have resulted in a boom in clean-energy jobs and an economic windfall for rural counties. It’s also great news for clean air – solar panels do not emit toxins or climate change drivers like particulate matter, mercury, carbon dioxide or methane.

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Clean Air Carolina and Cannon School – AirKeepers at work!

Guest blog presented by: Jeremy Mattsson Fifth grade students at Cannon School (Concord, NC) partnered with Clean Air Carolina at the start of 2017 to gather data in support of a middle school service learning project.  Through Cannon’s service learning program,...

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Building Foundations of Citizen Science with EPA

Clean Air Carolina pushes contributory science forward once again. On March 1st, the staff officially embarked on a new partnership with the EPA to help “write the book” of environmental citizen science. Clean Air Carolina was one of only two organizations in the...

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Cannon School Students Become Citizen Scientists

Clean Air Carolina works with schools across North Carolina to engage students and their teachers in Citizen Science through our AirKeepers program. We are making air visible with the help of our partners and providing valuable information to on local air quality....

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