N95 vs KF94 Mask Ratings

What’s the Difference Between N95 and KF94 Masks?

It turns out, the difference between N95 and KF94 masks is minor for the factors that most users care about. KF94 is the “Korean filter” standard similar to the US N95 mask rating. Difference Between N95 and KF94 Masks: Charted Out They look similar, and they filter a nearly identical … Read more

Is China to Blame for Seoul’s Air Pollution?

Air pollution is a serious problem in Seoul, which South Koreans have often blamed China for. Is that fact or a convenient scapegoat? After all, Seoul is a densely populated, developed city that depends on coal power plants. South Korea certainly has its own sources of pollution. To get to … Read more

How Bad Is the Air Pollution in Seoul?

How bad is the air pollution in Seoul, South Korea? On the one hand, Seoul is a modern, developed place, which means it shouldn’t be that bad. On the other hand, news media have reported several bad smog attacks in the last year. I wanted to get some hard numbers … Read more

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