Stand Up For Clean Air

You can help protect our nation’s air quality. From reducing emissions to advocating for change, small actions can make a big, collective difference.

Pledge to address climate change and protect air quality and we'll keep you up to date on opportunities to take action.
Take the Pledge

Why Clean Air Is Important

Join the movement and Stand Up For Clean Air.

Air pollution we breathe can harm our health, and climate change is making air quality worse.

Together, through collective action, we can all help improve air quality for all Americans and address climate change.

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Ways you can stand up for clean air


1. Take the Pledge

Pledge to address climate change and protect air quality and we'll keep you up to date on opportunities to take action.
 Take the Pledge 

2. Activist Toolkit

Begin conversations or host a virtual film screening in your network, classroom or community with the Healthy Air Activist Toolkit.
TAKE ACTION

3. Explore Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles are a powerful solution to help address climate change and air pollution.
Explore an electric future

Stand Up For Clean Air

To address the public health crisis of climate change, we need strong health protections, systemic change, and cultural shifts in how we use energy. Everyone has a role to play in addressing climate change and ensuring clean air. Small, everyday actions to reduce your carbon footprint and spread the word add up.

MORE THAN 40 PERCENT

of Americans are living with unhealthy air

Take the Pledge


Here are some more ways you can Stand Up For Clean Air:

 

Choose clean, renewable electricity and reduce your energy consumption

 

Take action to reduce air pollution - drive less, choose an electric vehicle, bike, and when it’s safe to do so - use public transit

 

Call on EPA to set more protective air pollution standards

 

Ensure cleaner air in your community and home by not burning wood or trash

About Stand Up For Clean Air

The Lung Association's Stand Up For Clean Air initiative is shining a spotlight on the steps everyone can take to improve air quality and address climate change. We're celebrating the successes of the Clean Air Act at 50 years and setting our sights on ensuring healthy air for all to breathe.

Clean Air and Your Health

The Lung Association has a wealth of resources for you to learn more about the links between air quality, climate change and your health.

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