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Feb 14 2024


9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Atrocious Air and the launch of Air Factor

Join First Street’s upcoming webinar covering the release of our 10th National Risk Assessment: Atrocious Air and the launch of Air Factor.
The webinar will go deep on how climate change is impacting air quality today and over the next 30 years. This trend represents a reversal of hard fought gains in air quality improvement over the past half century.

Air Factor will be available on Risk Factor, First Street’s climate risk platform on January 12th.

Hosted by:

Head of Climate Implications Research, Dr. Jeremy Porter

Chief Science Officer, Dr. Edward Kearns

Founder & CEO, Matthew Eby

What you’ll learn:

The science behind the new First Street – Air Quality Model (FS-AQM).

Which locations in the USA will experience two additional weeks of poor air quality over the next 30 years

The percent of the US population that is already exposed annually to air quality thresholds categorized as “unhealthy”

Which areas have already seen a nearly 2x increase in poor air quality days today compared to the beginning of the century

Why the population exposed to “Hazardous” Maroon Days is expected to increase by 27% by 2054

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