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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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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…
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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 und Proximi.io bringen luftdatenbasierte Navigation auf das Smartphone

Hamburg und Helsinki. Das deutsche Startup Breeze Technologies hat eine strategische Partnerschaft mit dem finnischen Anbieter für Positionierungstechnologie Proximi.io angekündigt, um zukünftig luftdatenbasiertes Routing in Europa zu ermöglichen.…
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AQWidget – Breeze Technologies entwickelt Open Source-Luftqualitäts-Widget für JRC der Europäischen Kommission

Für effektive Luftreinhaltemaßnahmen und besonders für ihre gesellschaftliche Akzeptanz ist es unerlässlich, der Bevölkerung verständliche Luftqualitätsdaten zur Verfügung zu stellen. Bürgerinnen und Bürger müssen in der Lage sein…