Atmospheric Integrated Research at University of California, Irvine

Finlayson-Pitts quoted in air pollution article

Date: 
Fri, 09/21/2018

AirUCI co-Director Barbara Finlayson-Pitts is quoted in an article in the Los Angeles Times on the fact that Southern California went for the entire summer of 2018 without a day of clean air, the longest streak in decades.  One suspected cause is hotter weather from global warming, which is not accounted for in pollution reduction plans under the Clean Air Act.  "This is one example of the close ties between air pollution and climate change," said Barb. Read the article