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Guest Blog: Striking For Our Future

by Mary Ellis Stevens A lot has changed since my first climate strike in the freezing rain back in February — I’ve swapped my beanie for sunglasses and a trucker hat and replaced my down sleeping bag with a bottle of sunscreen. Friday’s security shift at the...

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Clean Air Carolina’s 2019 Interns Look Back on Busy Summer

by Robert Wear, Emma Frantz, and Kelby Welsh As the summer draws to a close, so are the summer internships of Rob, Emma, and Kelby, though we are excited to announce that Kelby will be staying on at Clean Air Carolina as a fall intern! Here are some of the highlights...

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Clean Construction Partnership Wins Mobile CARE Award

by Rachel McIntosh-Kastrinsky At last week’s Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo, the NC Clean Energy Technology Center presented Clean Air Carolina with the 2019 Mobile CARE Award (Organization Category). This award is given to an organization that has...

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Asthma Campers Learn About Air Quality

by Mary Stauble Earlier this summer Clean Air Carolina returned to Kannapolis to participate in this year’s Camp Open Airways. Hosted by the Jeff Gordon Children’s Center (part of Atrium Health), the camp provides fun and educational activities for kids living with...

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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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