Welcome to the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute

We are a nonpartisan, applied research and community outreach institute at UNC Charlotte, seeking solutions to the social, economic and environmental challenges facing our communities.
Bee on a yellow cutleaf coneflower, in the author's garden. Photo: Ruth Ann Grissom

You can see ozone’s effects in your own garden

In an ozone garden, the plants can tell an astute observer whether ozone pollution is a problem.

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Charlotte Regional Indicators


If you value the work of the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute as we analyze trends in the Charlotte region and the Carolinas, consider a tax-deductible gift to help sustain our operations. We appreciate your support.

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