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Pargoal Arab

Post Graduate Research Fellow


Pargoal Arab joins CATF after graduating from the University of California, San Diego with a Master of Advanced Studies in Climate Science and Policy. At UCSD, Pargoal’s capstone project, “The Environmental Justice Implications of Air Pollution Changes Following COVID-19 Stay at Home Policies in San Diego County,” addressed how COVID-19 policies impacted particulate matter (PM2.5) levels with environmental justice implications. She graduated from University of California, Los Angeles with a degree in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. At UCLA, Pargoal’s project included researching the impact of smoke plumes from wildfires on PM2.5. She also researched public attitudes towards climate change.