When Wind Blows From This Direction, Shanghai’s Pollution is 5 Times More Likely to Be Toxic

Calvin Quek from Greenpeace analyzed how PM2.5 changes with depending on which way the wind is blowing in Shanghai: The data is simple. When the wind is coming from the industrialized areas to the west of Shanghai, toxic air pollution is more likely. When the wind blows in from the ocean, bad air days are much less likely. In Beijing, the […]

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For Delhi’s Traffic Police, More Air Means More Problems

Have you have ever wondered about the effects of Delhi’s air on people who work outdoors? How about Delhi’s traffic police? We sure have at Smart Air, and we have been waiting for research to catch up with our ruminations. A study on Delhi’s traffic police officers, published in January 2017, finally provides some answers – though pessimistic […]

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