Inversion

How outdoor pollution affects indoor air quality

Wildfire and firework smoke are more impactful to indoor air than inversions.


Air pollution costs Utahns billions annually and shortens life expectancy by two years

New study reveals the cost of air pollution for Utahns’ health and pocketbooks


Persistent inequitable exposure to air pollution in Salt Lake County schools

A new study utilized a community-university partnership of nearly 200 PM 2.5 sensors through the Air Quality and U network. U researchers revealed persistent social inequalities in Salt Lake County schools.


What inspires environmental action?

Utahns, regardless of their age or political party, are becoming more willing to take environmental action when they know one key element: the positive economic benefits of change.


‘Fire inversions’ lock smoke in valleys

U researchers show why fire inversions happen and offer new air quality prediction tools.


The air we breathe

This daylong symposium will bring together diverse perspectives on how to address Utah’s air quality.


Invert the Inversion

With new apps to make it easier to participate, join the Clear the Air Challenge.


CLEAR THE AIR CHALLENGE

Throughout February, the U will compete in the Clear the Air Challenge to reduce the number of single-occupant vehicles on the road and reduce emissions from personal vehicles.


TACKLING DIRTY AIR

Discounted electric car purchase program extended through Nov. 30.


TURN YOUR KEY, BE IDLE FREE

A group of U students take air quality matters into their own hands by launching an idle-free campus initiative.