PM10 vs PM2.5 – The Difference in Particle Air Pollution

Does size matter? The difference between PM10 and P 2.5 is size. But let me back up. “PM” refers to particulate matter—particles in the air. Those particles are things like organic dust, airborne bacteria, construction dust, and coal particles from power plants (for example, check out this study from researchers in Shanghai who analyzed what […]

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Smart Air India is hiring. Come join our clean air mission!

Smart Air is looking for an HVAC design engineer with 2+ years of experience with HVAC installation and/or industrial air purifier installation. The selected candidate will work to build Smart Air’s presence in the large-scale HVAC purification sector, installing low-cost air purifications systems for schools, hospitals, and offices. Primary Responsibilities Manage Smart Air’s large-scale HVAC […]

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Smart Air is hiring. Come join the Smart Air squad!

  Smart Air is looking for a charismatic individual fluent in both Chinese and English for a position to lead our air pollution education project in China. The individual should be Chinese and based in Beijing or willing to relocate. If you are passionate about educating people on air pollution, social entrepreneurship and creating positive social change, we want (need) you!  Thomas TalhelmThomas is an Associate Professor of Behavior […]

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Recruiting: Campus Ambassador

We are a Chinese social-enterprise founded by an Assistant Professor from the University of Chicago (with branches in India and Mongolia) dedicated to selling low-cost air purifiers and spreading awareness about air pollution. Our headquarters are in Beijing, and we have a modest, international, and passionate team committed to alleviating one of China’s biggest problems: […]

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Thomas held our first-ever DIY workshops in Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia

        Thomas held our first-ever DIY workshops in Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia on September 11-12th. UB residents will soon be breathing winter air pollution that is even worse than Beijing’s. Fortunately now more people are breathing clean air!  Thomas TalhelmThomas is an Associate Professor of Behavior Science at the University of Chicago Booth School […]

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