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Utah Air Quality: PM 2.5

"Particulate matter two-point-five (PM2.5) is a tiny suspended particle of air pollution that can penetrate deeply into our lungs and potentially enter the bloodstream. The 2.5 unit means that the particles are smaller than 2.5 micrometers (a micrometer i...

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Jeff Adams from Terrasophia LLC shows strategies for permaculture and climate resiliency on both a small and large scale.

 


Climate change scientists Rob Gillies and Rob Davies speak on humanity's effect on the climate and how we can fix it.


Sasha Reed, research ecologist, shows a climate manipulation experiment studying the effects of increased temperature and altered precipitation near Castle Valley, UT.


Jeremy Lynch gives a tour of the permaculture garden on the USU Moab Campus.


Utah Insight meets with organizers of the Utah High School Clean Air Poster Contest, which works to keep students thinking about a cleaner environment.

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Air Quality and Agriculture

"Air pollution comes from many sources including power plants, factories, cars, trucks, volcanoes, and windblown dust. Air pollutants are regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of our national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS)....

How Will Climate Change Affect Freshwater Fishing?

"This fact sheet reviews how climate change can affect freshwater fishing in the United States. Climate change can affect the availability and diversity of target species, the environmental and aesthetic quality of fishing sites, as well as the policies u...

Utah Air Quality: PM 2.5

"Particulate matter two-point-five (PM2.5) is a tiny suspended particle of air pollution that can penetrate deeply into our lungs and potentially enter the bloodstream. The 2.5 unit means that the particles are smaller than 2.5 micrometers (a micrometer i...

 

Journal Articles & Reports

Rural Connections: Drought and Wildfire in the West

"IN THIS ISSUE: Climate Science in the Rural West; Rural Community Preparation for Climate Change; Food Security Adaptation Planning; State Fiscal Implications of Climate Change Legislation; Rangeland Carbon Sequestration; Anaerobic Digestion in the Pacif...

Rural Connections: Drought and Wildfire in the West

"IN THIS ISSUE: The Energy Future of Rural America; Ten-Year Energy Vision-Western Governors' Association Energy Initiative; Energy in a Global Economy; The Sociology of Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Renewable Energy: Implications for Rural Development and Ru...

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