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What is temperature inversion, and how does it exacerbate smog?

While most people are familiar with the fact that smog is caused by severe air pollution, few know that the weather can also be at fault thanks to a phenomenon called “temperature inversion”. Read on to find out more.  What is smog? To…
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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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Breeze Technologies and Dr. Födisch Umweltmesstechnik AG cooperate to digitalize emissions monitoring

Hamburg/Markranstädt (Leipzig), Germany. The Hamburg-based startup Breeze Technologies and the medium-sized business Dr. Födisch Umweltmesstechnik AG from Markranstädter have announced their cooperation to develop the digital future of ambient…
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5 steps to make your city smarter with air quality data

Urban air pollution directly affects populations living in and around urban areas. Worldwide, 1.3 million people die every year from outdoor air pollution in urban areas. The benefits of managing this issue are endless: healthier citizens, a…
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UPDATED: The link between COVID-19 mortality and air pollution

Back in May, Breeze Technologies published an article outlining the preliminary findings linking higher COVID-19 mortality and air pollution. In this article we highlighted the limitations of the then-current research, as correlation does not…
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 specific air pollutants

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 many harmful foreign substances. When detectable, they are considered to be air pollution. Air pollution…
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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…
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Breeze Technologies and Proximi.io announce partnership, bringing air quality-based routing to mobile devices

Hamburg and Helsinki. The German startup Breeze Technologies has announced a strategic partnership with Finnish Proximi.io to provide air quality data-based routing to European citizens. Their shared service will enable citizens to walk from…
AQWidget - an air quality information widget for urban air quality data
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AQWidget – Breeze Technologies develops open source air quality information widget for European Commission’s JRC

Communicating understandable air quality data to citizens is a key ingredient for effective clean air action. They need to be able to understand why air quality is important, how air quality levels have been developing and what the local authorities…