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🔥 Issue 8: Forest Fires and Climate Change


Oxygen Mag

February 7 · Issue #8 · View online

Handpicked stories for people who care about clean air.

🏆 Air pollution scientist Dr. Jessica McCarty joins us in Oxygen Mag today. She has handpicked stories that explore the impact of crop burning, forest fires and climate change on air pollution.
Dr. McCarty is a Research Scientist at Michigan Tech Research Institute. When she teaches at Michigan Tech University, she uses photos and videos from her travels in Nepal, Mexico, China, Peru and South Africa to convey air pollution concepts to her students, who are fortunate to have some of the cleanest air in North America, near Lake Superior.
🙏 Sponsored by Smart Air Filters, a clean tech startup that keeps you safe with affordable face masks and air purifiers in India, China, Nepal and beyond.

Handpicked Stories For You 🙌
Today’s issue is curated by Dr. Jessica McCarty on how crop burning, forest fires and climate change are impacting air pollution. I encourage you to follow Jessica on Twitter and read her research papers too.
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🌾 Farmers’ Unchecked Crop Burning Fuels India’s Air Pollution
⚡️ Mortality due to Vegetation Fire [PDF]
💥 Worst Wildfires in Chile's History
☠ Fire History is Linked to Human History
🌳 Impact of anthropogenic climate change on wildfire across western US forests
🕰 Climate-induced variations in global wildfire danger from 1979 to 2013
🌫 Forest fire policy: change conventional thinking of smoke management to prioritize long-term air quality and public health
🌍 The Open Burning Project To Mitigation Options to Reduce Open Burning
A Note From Smokey's Nest 🌲
💯 Click here to thank Dr. Jessica McCarty with a tweet.
Thank you Dr. Jessica McCarty for selecting these important stories for us today, and to Smart Air Filters for sponsoring this issue of Oxygen Mag. It means the world to me.
Do you want clean air? Please spread air pollution awareness on (1) Twitter (2) LinkedIn, or (3) via a quick e-mail. It only takes a second.
In case you missed Dr. Pallavi Pant’s handpicked stories about Air Pollution in South Asia a couple weeks ago in Oxygen Mag, you can find it right here.
Until next week,
-Amrit Sharma 😷Founder, AirAirAir and SmokeyNew Delhi, India
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