Past Conferences

Since 2015, ClearAIRE NC has hosted the annual NC BREATHE Conference in various cities around the state. The one-day conference brings together a diverse group of North Carolina stakeholders to learn about current issues at the intersection of health, equity, and climate change and, using sound science, make recommendations to decision-makers aimed at protecting those most vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change.

2022 NC BREATHE Conference

April 2022 | Catawba College, Salisbury | Hybrid

CleanAIRE NC hosted the hybrid 2022 NC BREATHE Conference at Catawba College in Salisbury NC. The Conference brought together nearly 200 of North Carolina stakeholders and national leaders to examine how the climate crisis impacts health and equity in our state, and how we can all work together to build solutions.

The Air We Breath: Color Blind, Color Deaf, and Color Mute

Keynote: Richard Moore

The Use of Technology to Advance Environmental Justice and Health

Keynote: Sacoby Wilson

Maps & Apps for Health & Equity

Panel Discussion

Climate, Health, & Equity

Panel Discussion

2021 NC BREATHE Conference

April 2021 | Virtual

Voices from the Frontline

Panel Discussion

Health Impacts of Climate Change

Speaker: Dr. Greg Kearney

Looking Forward - Mitigation, Adaptation, and Resilience

Panel Discussion

The Cost of Climate Change

Speaker: Vijay Limaye