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How much does air pollution cost society?

Air pollution is Earth’s greatest environmental health threat, killing approximately 7 million worldwide every year. According to the WHO, 9 out of 10 people breathe air that exceeds their guidelines, with developing countries experiencing…
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Air pollution and noncommunicable diseases

Air pollution has long been linked to various health issues. Today, we’re going to take a closer look at a specific category of illnesses poor air quality is responsible for: noncommunicable diseases. What are noncommunicable diseases? Noncommunicable…
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Is air quality improving? A perspective on Germany, the EU, the United States and the rest of the world

The impact of poor air quality is well-documented and widely researched. While it is an ongoing issue that is currently being addressed through various legislations and guidelines all over the world, are our efforts actually clearing the air…
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5 more things you can do to improve air quality in your city (and live more sustainably)

Air pollution is an environmental issue that affects everyone. Here are five more actions you can take to help clear the air where you live, and live more sustainably in general. You can find the first part here. Get a home energy audit A…
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What is particulate matter composed of?

Particulate matter (PM) is an air pollutant composed of tiny solid and liquid particles. But what exactly are these particles? Read on to find out. What is particulate matter? Particulate matter is classified by the size of its particles.…
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Sahara Dust In Central Europa – What Our Sensor Networks Are Saying

A dust cloud from the Sahara desert has been occupying the media in Germany and the rest of Europe for over a week. To find out more, the environmental scientists at Breeze Technologies took a closer look at the readings from our air quality…
Breeze Technologies - Air quality satellite data is now available through the Environmental Intelligence CloudBreeze Technologies
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Breeze Technologies’ Environmental Intelligence Cloud now includes satellite-based air quality datasets

Hamburg, Germany. Starting today, Breeze Technologies is making satellite data available through their Environmental Intelligence Cloud, a cloud-based analytics platform that aggregates and analyses air quality data from thousands of sources…
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Five reasons why Breeze Technologies’ air quality sensors should be your top choice for any project

Air quality sensors give cities, businesses, NGOs and other organisations a chance to monitor local air pollution in a way that was simply not feasible before, in both scale and budget. This also means that many of our customers did not have…
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The health impact of indoor and outdoor air pollution

We breathe 15,000 litres of air every day. Apart from the oxygen (O2) and nitrogen (N2) essential for survival, the atmosphere also consists of harmful foreign substances. When detectable, they are considered to be air pollution. Air pollution…