Asthma

Pollen, Climate Change, and Allergies

BY ON April 2, 2019
Our friends at Climate Central recently published a research brief outlining their new findings about allergy season:  Nearly 20 million Americans suffer from pollen allergies. Analysis of local temperature data by Climate Central and recent scientific research show that climate change is prolonging their season of...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Allergies, Asthma, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Climate Change, Heat and Extreme Weather, Ozone, Science

Montana’s Wildfire Smoke Affects Climate and Health

BY ON March 11, 2019
When the smoke from the Rice Ridge Fire cleared two years ago, a team of researchers from University of Montana began tracking the lung health of local residents. Until recently, there had been no research on the effects of wildfire smoke on the general population. The results of the...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Asthma, Children's Health, Climate Change, Heart Health, Heat and Extreme Weather, Montana, Pollution