“We should have learned by now that we cannot hope to change the laws of nature, but we can change human institutions. The road is not an easy one, but the reward … is worth the effort.”
- Dr. Arie Haagen-Smit
Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards
Since 2001, the California Air Resources Board has annually bestowed the distinguished Haagen-Smit Awards to extraordinary individuals to recognize significant career accomplishments in at least one of these air quality and climate change categories: research, environmental policy, science and technology, public education, and community service. The program includes both national and international leaders.
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