Brett Palm interviewed by BBC World News

Smoke from Quebec wildfires spreads into United States east coast

Unusually large amounts of smoke are blowing into US east coast cities from Canadian wildfires in Quebec and Nova Scotia. The best health protection against harmful PM2.5 particles is to stay indoors with air filters, or to wear N95 masks while outside. Climate change creates the conditions for larger wildfires with increasingly widespread effects.

Click to the view the BBC interview with Brett Palm from June 9, 2023.

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Brett Palm interviewed by BBC World news - June 2023
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ACOM Scientist Brett Palm spoke with BBC World News correspondent Victoria Valentine about the influx of smoke from Quebec wildfires into the east coast cities of New York, Philadelphia, and Washington. Measured levels of PM2.5 were high enough to cause health concerns.