Report predicts declining US air quality due to climate change

The Verge February 12, 2024, 10:00 AM UTC

Summary: A new report by First Street Foundation predicts a decline in US air quality due to climate change, erasing 20 years of progress by 2054. Currently, 10% of US properties face unhealthy air quality, with 1.7 million more expected to do so by 2054. Climate change exacerbates smog and soot, with wildfires being a primary driver. Regulators must adapt to evolving threats, focusing on reducing greenhouse gases and managing wildfires.

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