Economic cost of air pollution in Canada reaches huge $40 billion in one year
NewsJune 14, 2017Paule D

Economic cost of air pollution in Canada reaches huge $40 billion in one year

While Canada’s air quality is ranked as one of the cleanest in the world, the welfare cost of its air pollution is still significant.

London to impose new daily charges on polluting vehicles to fight air pollution
NewsApril 12, 2017Ronny Agyeman

London to impose new daily charges on polluting vehicles to fight air pollution

The new rule, replacing the previous toxicity charge, is set to go into effect April 2019 and estimated to affect more than 150,000 cars.

Barcelona implements Europe’s largest car ban to-date in a leap to reach WHO standard air quality
NewsApril 7, 2017Ronnie Agyeman

Barcelona implements Europe’s largest car ban to-date in a leap to reach WHO standard air quality

The proposed car ban will affect residents in Barcelona and 39 surrounding municipalities, removing more than 100,000 cars from the roads.

AirVisual Earth: A mesmerizing visualization of the damage our pollution  is having on  the planet - and ourselves
BlogJanuary 6, 2017Chloe Parkin

AirVisual Earth: A mesmerizing visualization of the damage our pollution is having on the planet - and ourselves

The WHO estimates 92% of the world breathes unsafe air - but what does that really look like? AirVisual Earth is the first to show the shocking state of the world’s health, in real time.

Paris confronts worst wintertime pollution in 10 years with bold transport limitations
NewsDecember 9, 2016Chloe Parkin

Paris confronts worst wintertime pollution in 10 years with bold transport limitations

The City of Light enters its fourth day of traffic restrictions in a bid to ease the persistent smog

Your fear of PM2.5 may be making your air quality worse
BlogNovember 21, 2016Kelsey Duska

Your fear of PM2.5 may be making your air quality worse

For city dwellers, low PM2.5 may come at the cost of high CO2. Just what must be done to achieve the best air possible?

2 billion children breathing unsafe outdoor air worldwide
NewsNovember 8, 2016Chloe Parkin

2 billion children breathing unsafe outdoor air worldwide

Unicef report highlights unique vulnerability of children to air pollution globally

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.

New WHO model shows 92% of world’s population breathing dangerous air
NewsOctober 8, 2016Chloe Parkin

New WHO model shows 92% of world’s population breathing dangerous air

Data analysis shows dramatic scale of global exposure to air pollution exceeding WHO recommended "safe" limit

'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.

Amsterdam bird houses provide free Wi-Fi in return for cleaner air
NewsJuly 20, 2016Chloe Parkin

Amsterdam bird houses provide free Wi-Fi in return for cleaner air

Unlikely innovation encourages citizens to play active role in cleaning up their communities

Europe’s busiest shopping street to be pedestrianised by 2020 in bid for cleaner air
NewsJuly 15, 2016Chloe Parkin

Europe’s busiest shopping street to be pedestrianised by 2020 in bid for cleaner air

London mayor announces Oxford Street will become vehicle-free zone to improve the capital's air quality

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EducationJuly 12, 2016

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