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Did Delhi’s Air Pollution Drop 25% in 2019? What The Data Says

The Delhi government and Delhi Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced Delhi’s PM2.5 air pollution was down 25% in 2016-2018 compared to 2012-2014.     Yet there is doubt. Thewire.in, for one, expressed skepticism about this claim.   As data-driven nerds, we wanted to let the numbers answer this question. So we dug into the Delhi PM2.5 data […]

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Do kid's air pollution masks really work on children

How effective are kid’s masks at filtering air pollution?

As cities like Delhi, Beijing and Manila face toxic levels of air pollution, people are rushing to find effective pollution masks, particularly for children. But there’s a problem. Children’s faces are different from adults’. Add to that, children are constantly growing, meaning that the mask that fit last year might not fit this year. Children’s […]

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Hold on! Replacement filters cost more than buying a new air purifier?

Ever since Smart Air founder Thomas made his first DIY purifier, Smart Air has been telling the world that purifiers are needlessly overpriced. And ridiculously expensive replacement HEPA and carbon filters are one reason why. HEPA filters were invented over 70 years ago by the US government. There’s no patent, nothing fancy – they’re just […]

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