Resources

Advice on Preparing for Wildfire Season from the American Lung Association

The American Lung Association has created a guide comprised of three main tips as well as supplemental information for preparing for wildfire season. Written by Dr. John Balmes, an air pollution researcher with over three decades of experience, the article discusses the impact of climate change on wildfires, steps to take to protect yourself, and types of filters to utilize during wildfire […]

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Studies and Reports

Study Confirms Fine Particulate Air Pollution Disproportionately Affects People of Color in the United States

An article in the April 2021 edition of Science Advances details how ambient fine particulate air pollution polluters disproportionately affect people of color in the United States. The study found “emission sources that disproportionately expose” people of color “are pervasive throughout society.” Fine particulate air pollution exposures are “higher than average for POC [People of […]

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