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GUEST BLOG: Toward Citizen Science Policy Outcomes

by Kasantha Moodley and George Wyeth In ways that did not exist even ten years ago, everyday people are acting as scientists: contributing their time and data to make notable discoveries, answer lingering questions, and develop awareness. Motivated by technology...

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Our Clear Cut Problem

by Daniel Parkhurst As you may have seen from our recent posts about the wood pellet industry in North Carolina, Clean Air Carolina is working hard to reduce dangerous emissions from Enviva and other biomass producers. Manufacturing wood pellets releases air...

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Meet Our 2019 Summer Interns!

by Kelby Welsh, Robert Wear, and Emma Frantz Clean Air Carolina is excited to welcome our 2019 summer interns! Kelby Welsh and Robert Wear are joining us as Environmental Policy Associates, while Emma Frantz joins the Medical Advocates for Healthy Air (MAHA) program...

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Side by Side: Improving Air Quality Science

by Calvin Cupini Where I grew up in St. Louis, a city in the middle of the country right on the eastern edge of Tornado Alley. My summers were always filled with heavy dangerous storms, power outages, and regular interruptions on television for important weather...

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GUEST BLOG: Trees and the Public Good

by Bill Schlesinger Nearly everyone likes trees—for various reasons, not the least of which is that trees remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, potentially mitigating global warming. A campaign by the Nature Conservancy hopes to plant a billion trees during the...

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What The Hurricane Leaves Behind: Climate Change and Asthma

by Andrew Whelan For most people the connection between health and air pollution is easy to grasp. But what about health and climate change? “When we think of climate change, we don’t often think about how it affects children and adults with respiratory issues,” says...

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