New Data Shows Beijing’s Air Pollution Progress Reverses in March

After several months of progress cutting PM2.5, Beijing saw a sharp reversal this March, according to the latest data.   In years past, Beijing’s particulate pollution normally peaks in January and decreases each month closer to summer.     However, this year has seen the exact opposite trend, with PM2.5 increasing 265% from January to March.     […]

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Truth or Bullshit: Eating Broccoli Protects Against Pollution

Although many natural remedies are based more on intuition than science, a surprisingly rigorous set of studies from different research labs is finding that eating broccoli helps our bodies fight the effects of air pollution.   Scientists have isolated the compound thought to help the body remove pollutants like benzene and fight inflammation. The compound, sulforaphane, […]

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This Data Explains Why You Should Never Use Your Purifier’s Auto Mode – Supplemental Data

Data and Test Details   Test Methods: These tests were identical to my previously published tests, details of which can befound here, here, and here. Original Data: The original data for all 13 tests is available as an Excel file here   Average Outdoor PM2.5 During Tests It’s important to note the average outdoor PM2.5 during tests because purifiers achieve smaller percentage […]

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