Half of USA Lives With Unsafe Fossil Fueled Air Pollution

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This is the legacy we are currently leaving our children: unsafe air, and asthma.Sources: left, via Climate Progress; right, wikipedia.

Half of USA Lives With Unsafe Fossil Fueled Air Pollution, American Lung Association report finds, reports Jeff Spross at Climate Progress. The report tracked ozone and particle pollution from fossil fuels, and found 147 million Americans live in counties were safety thresholds are breached often enough to be unsafe.

Okay, calm down, breathe slowly, then think carefully about how to act — and vote — on this.

Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here. This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.

For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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