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GUEST BLOG: Speaking truth to power

MAHA Exhibits at 40th Annual Minority Health Conference By: Dorothy Rawleigh “Speaking truth to power” was a befitting phrase heard throughout the 40th Annual Minority Health Conference with the theme of Advocacy for Change: Celebrating Past Successes and Planning for...

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Clean Air for Kids Ozone Gardens Coming to Raleigh

By Pamela Grundy, Co-Manager, Clean Air for Kids Last week, I had the pleasure of traveling from Charlotte to Raleigh to start the expansion of our Clean Air for Kids program. For the past five years, Clean Air for Kids has built ozone gardens and presented clean air...

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Guest Blog: Time is of the essence

Key findings from two critical reports on climate change By: Dorothy Rawleigh Climate change will continue to cause increasing temperatures, extremes of precipitation, flooding events, catastrophic wildfires, ocean acidification and warming, according to the Fourth...

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2019 NC BREATHE Registration & Poster Submission Now Open

The annual NC BREATHE Conference will be held on April 11 at Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington, NC. The one day conference brings together academics, students, medical and health professionals, state, federal and local environmental agencies and community...

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Planting Seeds of Change

Thanks to our supporters, Clean Air Carolina is promoting STEM education in schools, inspiring students to become informed stewards of our environment. Renew your membership or join Clean Air Carolina today, and help us engage more young people in our mission to...

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Program Spotlight: AirKeepers

Clean Air Carolina is using Citizen Science and the latest technology to build a one-of-a-kind statewide air quality monitoring system in North Carolina. Scientists, health experts, and environmental activists can use this hyper-local information to address environmental concerns like never before.

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GUEST BLOG: Stressed Out

Climate change threatens mental health, diminishes regulatory oversight when it’s needed most – a guest blog by MAHA member and Certified Health Education Specialist, Dorothy Rawleigh.

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Ozone Gardens Support STEM Education

On a beautiful day in November, horticulture students at John T. Williams Secondary Montessori in Charlotte installed a new ozone garden on their campus to help make ozone pollution visible. A raised bed was constructed near their carpool line. Middle school students...

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GUEST BLOG: On Losing Your Marbles

Guest blog by Bill Schlesinger, 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, Bill has served as dean of the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke and president of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies.

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Sustainable Action Plans Gaining Ground in NC

A recent number of important city and state government actions will greatly help North Carolina reduce its carbon emissions in the coming years, starting with Governor Roy Cooper’s executive order to cut the state’s greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2025....

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