Author: Kaleb Roedel

According to the African American Research Collaborative, which surveyed Black and Latino voters in 11 battleground states, climate change and extreme weather was the most important issue for 20% of Black voters in Colorado. That’s three percentage points higher than all voters nationwide.Moreover, 93% of Black voters in the state support investments that the Inflation Reduction Act is making in clean energy to reduce toxic air and carbon pollution.In Nevada, climate was a top concern for 17% of Black voters, and 84% support federal legislation efforts to combat the problem.Henry Fernandez, CEO of the African American Research Collaborative, said the…

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U.S. News and World Report ranked all 50 states based on how polluted they are and the risk that pollution presents to public health. The study found that Nevada has the nation’s second-worst air pollution. Not far behind is fifth-ranked Utah. Matthew Strickland, an environmental epidemiologist at the University of Nevada, Reno, says mountainous areas like Reno and Salt Lake City see pollution increase in the summer and fall due to wildfire smoke. What’s more, in the wintertime, they are impacted by inversions. “You have cold air with warm air above it,” Strickland explained. “And when that happens, the pollution…

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U.S. News and World Report ranked all 50 states based on how polluted they are and the risk that pollution presents to public health. The study found that Nevada has the nation’s second-worst air pollution. Not far behind is fifth-ranked Utah. Matthew Strickland, an environmental epidemiologist at the University of Nevada, Reno, says mountainous areas like Reno and Salt Lake City see pollution increase in the summer and fall due to wildfire smoke. What’s more, in the wintertime, they are impacted by inversions. “You have cold air with warm air above it,” Strickland explained. “And when that happens, the pollution…

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U.S. News and World Report ranked all 50 states based on how polluted they are and the risk that pollution presents to public health. The study found that Nevada has the nation’s second-worst air pollution. Not far behind is fifth-ranked Utah. Matthew Strickland, an environmental epidemiologist at the University of Nevada, Reno, says mountainous areas like Reno and Salt Lake City see pollution increase in the summer and fall due to wildfire smoke. What’s more, in the wintertime, they are impacted by inversions. “You have cold air with warm air above it,” Strickland explained. “And when that happens, the pollution…

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U.S. News and World Report ranked all 50 states based on how polluted they are and the risk that pollution presents to public health. The study found that Nevada has the nation’s second-worst air pollution. Not far behind is fifth-ranked Utah. Matthew Strickland, an environmental epidemiologist at the University of Nevada, Reno, says mountainous areas like Reno and Salt Lake City see pollution increase in the summer and fall due to wildfire smoke. What’s more, in the wintertime, they are impacted by inversions. “You have cold air with warm air above it,” Strickland explained. “And when that happens, the pollution…

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U.S. News and World Report ranked all 50 states based on how polluted they are and the risk that pollution presents to public health.The study found that Nevada has the nation’s second-worst air pollution. Not far behind is fifth-ranked Utah.Matthew Strickland, an environmental epidemiologist at the University of Nevada, Reno, says mountainous areas like Reno and Salt Lake City see pollution increase in the summer and fall due to wildfire smoke. What’s more, in the wintertime, they are impacted by inversions.“You have cold air with warm air above it,” Strickland explained. “And when that happens, the pollution that’s in the…

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