Air quality test showing healthy, breathable air

The Air That We Breathe: Part Two


WQED Pittsburgh

Originally Published:

March 30, 2021


This documentary is a continuation of WQED's "The Air That We Breathe," first released in March 2020. While Pittsburgh has been transformed from the "smoky city" to a leader in "eds and meds" - education and medicine -- the region continues to grapple with issues of poor air quality.

Speakers Series with Dr. Jalonne White-Newsome, the White House's Chief Environmental Justice Officer

Our program focuses on the crucial issue of environmental justice, particularly in the face of climate change. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 1st, 2024, 6:00 – 8:30 pm, at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh.

During her talk, Dr. White-Newsome will shed light on the disproportionate impact of environmental pollution and climate change on low-income neighborhoods and communities of color.

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