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“GASP for Clean Air! Sources, Symptoms, and Solutions” is an art exhibit put on by GASP and hosted at Assemble throughout August 2017. This family-friendly exhibit focuses on air quality issues impacting Southwestern PA and what they mean for the people who live here. Through a variety of interactive installations, the exhibit addresses how air quality interacts with environmental justice, human health, and life in an increasingly industrialized world.

 

Join GASP for the Air Fair on August 10. Explore the art exhibit while snacking on free “air pollution desserts,” courtesy of Shelby Brewster, from the University of Pittsburgh. Meet representatives from organizations invested in our region’s air quality, and learn what these groups are doing to better the air we breathe and how you can play a role.

 

GASP Air Fair
August 10, 2017 from 6-8:00 p.m.
Location: Assemble, 4824 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224

 

RSVP now.

 

Question?  Contact Chelsea at chelsea@gasp-pgh.org to learn more.

Join Climate Reality for their Leadership Corps training and work with former US Vice President Al Gore and renowned climate scientists and communicators to learn about what’s happening to our planet and how you can use social media, powerful storytelling, and personal outreach to inspire audiences to take action.

 

October 17 – 19, 2017
Pittsburgh, Pa.

 

Apply now to participate!

 

Celebrate the first youth designed exhibit at the Senator John Heinz History Center. The Opening Celebration will showcase an art installation crafted by cohorts of high school learners from seven area schools. The students spent several months exploring the 1940s Smoke Control Campaign, current air quality concerns, and social change strategies. The installation will feature archival sources remixed by the students to make a statement about change and the future of Pittsburgh.

 

May 22, 2017, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Senator John Heinz History Center

 

Admission is FREE, but you need to register.

 

Making the Connection Series: Physical Activity, Air Pollution and Asthma in the Urban Environment.

 

Dr. Stephanie Lovinsky-Desir will discuss her research and afterwards there will be a panel of health and community experts to respond to her presentation. Networking and refreshments will be from 5pm – 6pm in the Hutchinson and Hayashi Auditorium.

 

Registration is $5 per person. Please sign up online before attending.

 

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
May 3, 2017
5:00pm – 8:00pm

 

The People’s Climate March Pittsburgh will take place in tandem with the march on Washington D.C. from 10 a.m. to noon. Join fellow Pittsburghers in marching for our air, water and land along with clean energy jobs and climate justice.

 

April 29, 2017
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cathedral of Learning
4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

 

More information.

 

Learn about the Green Building Association’s progress in Downtown and Oakland toward achieving emission reduction goals.

 

April 25, 2017
4-7:00 pm
Heinz History Center

 

Registration required.

 

Join Clean Air Council and others for a strategy and goal-setting workshop to identify shared goals in protecting families and children against the risks of industrial pollution.

 

April 25, 2017
6:30 pm
City of Clairton Municipal Buildin
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Learn more about renewable energy, energy efficiency and other aspects of the sustainable economy and help other communities plan sustainable development.

 

April 21, 2017
9:00 – 4:00
Rustic Lodge
Indiana, PA

 

More information.

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