Government Official or Policymaker
If you work in government or help in developing policies related to pollution, zoning, traffic, permitting and construction, we believe you’ll find these pages of GlobalCleanAir.org helpful.
How-to Guide for Hyperlocal MonitoringLearn More
Making the Invisible Visible: A guide for mapping hyperlocal air pollution to drive clean air action offers information and best practices that can help leaders better understand their city’s quality challenges, how neighborhood-level monitoring can help illuminate them and how to develop a plan to significantly reduce pollution.A roadmap to cleaner air and healthier communities
Health Impacts of Air PollutionLearn More
Children, the elderly, and people with existing diseases are even more vulnerable and susceptible to harm from breathing unhealthy air. And low-income communities and communities of color often experience higher exposure to air pollution and bear a greater burden of the health and economic impacts.
“Sensing technologies are the new eyes and ears for cities to understand air quality, as well as the sources and health risks from pollution. We have a unique opportunity to work with technology innovators, academia, private sector and civil society to connect health and technology to truly clean the air we breathe.”
Finding Pollution SourcesRead More
Analysts use a variety of methods, depending on budget, capacity and existing data sources–to pinpoint the sources of pollution. For example, so-called source-based approaches start at the point from where air pollution is flowing and follow emissions as they mix, react, disperse and move through the atmosphere.
The London StudyRead More
With more than 100 lower-cost sensor pods and specially-equipped Google Street View cars, Breathe London complements and expands upon London’s existing monitoring networks. The project aims to help people better understand their local air quality. Read the three takeaways.
Academic, Community Organizer, Concerned Citizen, Government Official/Policymaker, Public Health/Environmental OfficialNew evidence shows the same people who have lived with polluted air for decades are at increased risk for severe illness from Coronavirus, underscoring the ...
Community Organizer, Concerned Citizen, Government Official/Policymaker, Public Health/Environmental Official
Why now is the moment for cities around the world to act decisively on air pollutionThe improvements in air quality seen during the COVID-19 lockdown have shown individuals and policymakers what is possible and could open the door to reinvigorated ...
How new data is helping West Oakland clear the air
Community groups are using California’s first-of-its-kind Community Air Protection Plan to reduce pollution in the city’s most impacted areas.