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Clean Air Carolina

We want to make sure every breath you take is good for you.

APRIL 11, 2019


Community College
Union Station


Clean Air Carolina’s annual NC BREATHE Conference provides an interactive forum for North Carolinians to share the latest research related to the impacts air pollution has on human health, the environment, and the economy, and to discuss the critical role policy making plays.

Air (E) Quality

Highlighting Environmental Justice in North Carolina


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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3 days ago
Calling all #Breathers “Of about 3K counties” in the US... “only 800/900 have air quality monitors at all.” @cleanairNC has installed 64 #purpleair monitors in #NC alone - help us reach our goal to deploy 1 in every county! JOIN US
4 days ago
Great work, Dr. Adams!
Matthew D. Adams @MDAEnv
Giving a SOCAAR Seminar this afternoon on work with @CalvinCupini "Particulate Matter Air Pollution in Charlotte NC: A Land Use Regression Model based on Citizen Science Monitoring" Live stream link can be found: