Did China’s Air Quality Improve in 2019?

After a big improvement in 2018, new data shows China’s war on air pollution is slowing down. A Smart Air analysis of 2019 PM2.5 data for China’s 15 largest cities found that more than half saw worse air quality over 2018. Maps comparing average PM2.5 in December 2018 to December 2019 … Read more

Did China’s Air Get Better in 2018?

New data analysis from Smart Air shows that air quality improved in 14 out China’s 15 largest cities. This data suggests China’s “war on air pollution” seems to be working.     This analysis uses over 21,000 daily average PM2.5 data points from official sensors around the country.    Beijing Famous … Read more

Is China’s Air Getting Better? 2017 So Far

Beijing said they would cut air pollution in a plan announced earlier this year (and a few months before and another one back in 2013). But what does the data say? To get to the bottom of it, I analyzed monthly PM2.5 data for 2017 so far and compared it … Read more

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