News Spotlight: New NASA satellite to provide more air quality data for North America

TEMPO, a recently launched NASA satellite, is tracking North America’s air pollution in real time (1). Working together with air quality monitors on the ground, the satellite is expected to give communities greater access to air quality data in 2024. To learn more about this story click here.

What can I do?

The good news is that everyone can do their part to fight for clean air:

  • Increase your community’s environmental literacy.
    • Be an informed activist and get the word out. Advocate cutting air pollution and share information on sustainable practices.
  • Support air quality regulations.
    • Reduce the causes of air pollution – contact your representatives and support policies and regulations aimed at reducing industrial emissions and improving air quality standards.
  • Be energy conscious.
    • At home, turn off lights, appliances, and electronics when not in use to conserve energy and reduce emissions. And support energy-conscious businesses in your community.
  • Use public transportation, carpool, bike, and walk for short distances.
    • Choose energy-saving strategies to reduce the number of individual vehicles on the road.
  • Join the movement!
    • Knowing what’s in the air we breathe helps us protect ourselves and stop pollution at its source. Become an air quality data contributor.

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