2018 Urban Fellow
Research Topic: Climate Change and Air Pollution
Faculty Advisor: Michelle Bell
Change in Air Pollution Exposure and Related Health Impact under Climate Change in U.S. Urban Centers
Ambient air pollution is a top risk factor for human morbidity and mortality in the present day. Climate change can affect the distribution and composition of tropospheric air pollutants and magnify their health impact. Factoring air pollution related health considerations into the decision-making process is essential to optimize climate change mitigation and adaptation.