5 ways to respond to a polluted city: What type of Beijinger are you?

5 ways to respond to a polluted city: What type of Beijinger are you?

Can it be safe to live in a polluted city like Beijing? AirVisual examines how different Beijingers respond to air pollution and what difference this really makes to the level of pollutants you breathe (clue: a lot). Which type are you?

BlogOctober 27, 2016Archit Mehra
5 ways to respond to a polluted city: What type of Beijinger are you?
BlogOctober 27, 2016Archit Mehra

5 ways to respond to a polluted city: What type of Beijinger are you?

Can it be safe to live in a polluted city like Beijing? AirVisual examines how different Beijingers respond to air pollution and what difference this really makes to the level of pollutants you breathe (clue: a lot). Which type are you?

'Cop or Drop!' - Cambridge Mask vs Vogmask
BlogOctober 21, 2016

'Cop or Drop!' - Cambridge Mask vs Vogmask

In the final episode of their whirlwind adventure of mask try-outs, community members Daniel and George offer their user impressions of the ups and downs of these “similar, but uncannily different” pollution masks.

'Cop or Drop!' - RZ vs Respro Sportsta
BlogOctober 13, 2016

'Cop or Drop!' - RZ vs Respro Sportsta

Ready, get set - in this episode, community members Daniel and George compare two popular pollution masks for for cycling and other sports.

'Cop or Drop!' - Totobobo vs Motlun M2
BlogOctober 8, 2016

'Cop or Drop!' - Totobobo vs Motlun M2

See what? This week, air quality community members Daniel and George go transparent trying out these two masks for comfort, style and usability.

'Cop or Drop!' - 3M 7501 vs 3M Aura 9300+
BlogSeptember 29, 2016

'Cop or Drop!' - 3M 7501 vs 3M Aura 9300+

Air quality community members, Daniel and George, offer their off-the-cuff user's perspective on two popular air pollution masks: the similarly named but strikingly different 3M 7501 vs 3M Aura 9300+.

Introducing 'Cop or Drop!' - pollution masks reviewed
BlogSeptember 26, 2016

Introducing 'Cop or Drop!' - pollution masks reviewed

Pollution mask aficionados Daniel and George introduce the first instalment in their quest to find the best pollution masks on the mainstream market, dishing out no-nonsense judgement on which of 8 masks they would Cop (buy), or Drop. Are you ready for this whirlwind adventure?

Are we free from pollution in shopping malls?
BlogAugust 23, 2016Archit Mehra

Are we free from pollution in shopping malls?

Have you ever considered how exposed to pollution you are when you go to a shopping mall? Maybe you should, a study we have carried out at AirVisual shows some interesting results.

Pastures green and skies of blue? Agriculture’s surprising impact on air pollution worldwide
BlogAugust 3, 2016Chloe Parkin

Pastures green and skies of blue? Agriculture’s surprising impact on air pollution worldwide

Agriculture plays a much greater role in air pollution than many of us realise. Here's what you should know

Q&A: An insight into European Parliament, plus what Brexit and farming mean for Europe’s air pollution
BlogJuly 25, 2016Chloe Parkin

Q&A: An insight into European Parliament, plus what Brexit and farming mean for Europe’s air pollution

Following the UK's recent vote to leave the EU, we catch up with Alex Keynes, a public policy consultant in European Parliament and adviser to London MEP Seb Dance.

Artists strike back: air pollution’s most creative responses
BlogJune 22, 2016Chloe Parkin

Artists strike back: air pollution’s most creative responses

Deteriorating air quality worldwide has inspired numerous creative individuals to represent the problem in innovative ways. Here's a selection of visual strategies making air pollution impossible to ignore

Air pollution and climate change: all you need to know
BlogJune 15, 2016Chloe Parkin

Air pollution and climate change: all you need to know

Ever wondered what the world's biggest public health threat and its biggest environmental challenge might have to do with each other? More than you might think

Air pollution masks: what works - what doesn’t
BlogMay 30, 2016Kelsey Duska

Air pollution masks: what works - what doesn’t

Choosing the right air pollution mask can be a life-saver! Our guide will help you discern between the good and bad of air pollution masks.

5 tips to hitting that humidity “sweet spot”  (Trust us, this is important!)
BlogMay 12, 2016Kelsey Duska

5 tips to hitting that humidity “sweet spot” (Trust us, this is important!)

Don't let humidity dampen your mood. Our quick-fix, pro-tips will have you looking and feeling great!

The secret solution to higher productivity and increased energy
BlogMarch 1, 2016Kelsey Duska

The secret solution to higher productivity and increased energy

Indoor air pollution may be the hidden culprit behind your sniffles and fatigue.

Incense and it's true effect on the mind and body
BlogJanuary 28, 2016Cheyne Jolley

Incense and it's true effect on the mind and body

Incense is frequently reputed to have calming effects on the mind and body – but the effects are not all benign.

Deception in Malaysia Vs. Singapore air quality ratings
BlogSeptember 29, 2015Cheyne Jolley

Deception in Malaysia Vs. Singapore air quality ratings

How accurate are Malaysian air quality readings? AirVisual looks to debunk the idea that Malaysian air quality is better than Singapore's.

Beijing experiences the best two week period of clean air on record
BlogSeptember 6, 2015Cheyne Jolley & Kelsey Duska

Beijing experiences the best two week period of clean air on record

Air Visual finds that “Parade Blue” was two times clearer, in regards to PM 2.5 concentration, than any other two week period on record, including “APEC Blue” and the 2008 Olympics.

Two weeks of "excellent" air quality in Beijing - magic?
BlogAugust 31, 2015Cheyne Jolley

Two weeks of "excellent" air quality in Beijing - magic?

Government sanctioned clean air for the IAAF championship and upcoming military parade have Beijingers breathing happy.

Air quality suffers as washington experiences the largest wildfire in state history
BlogAugust 29, 2015Cheyne Jolley

Air quality suffers as washington experiences the largest wildfire in state history

Air Visual’s real-time monitoring of the Washington wildfires sparks a discussion in regards to the health risks of wildfire smoke - and the best procedures for reducing one’s health impact.

Why Beijing's air quality is making great strides this year
BlogAugust 19, 2015Kelsey Duska

Why Beijing's air quality is making great strides this year

Education, awareness and healthy government investment help propagate change in a city notorious for air pollution.

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