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Air pollution

Airmine at the Clean Cooking Forum 2019

More than 3 billion people are heavily exposed to dangerous air from cooking. Clean Cooking Forum 2019 gathered different forces to combat this huge problem.

Deadly Delhi

Smoke from crop stubble and Diwali fireworks make a deadly mixture.

Air pollution kills – and costs

About 7 million people die from air pollution annually, and costs to society are huge. But lots can be - and is - done to reduce it.

Cycling in cities: Darth Vader on two wheels?

Sell your bike and buy a bus card? We say don't.

World Athletics Championships, Doha: Did air quality have an impact?

Did air quality affect the results in Doha? Probably yes. The World Athletics Championships 2019 took place in...

Traveling in October? Worst holiday destinations for a deep breath

Bad news for Middle East attractions, slight surprise for domestic Chinese tourists.

Our furry friends cough too

Do pets suffer from air pollution? Cats get asthma, dogs get Alzheimer. While the relationship between poor air quality...
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Can air pollution make the head explode?

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Air pollution shortens more lives than smoking, drugs and malaria

Although we are in the midst of a global pandemic, air pollution remains the single major contributor to loss in life expectancy across the globe.

Has air quality improved during lockdowns?

Delhi has had much cleaner air during the Covid-19 lockdowns, whereas we do not find the same improvement in PM2.5 levels in Oslo, Norway.

Birch pollen – how did it develop?

The birch season is over for this year - we have dived into our data and created a visualisation of how it developed in Europe.

Grass pollen levels still high in Central Europe

High levels in Denmark, Germany and Poland, France may have seen the peak. Grass pollen in UK and Scandinavia is on the rise as northern Europe really warms up.

Monitoring Air Pollution With Airmine’s Air Quality Index API

Learn how to use our Air Quality API in this short tutorial. The API is designed for web, IoT, and mobile app developers. It is a free API that gives you access to the PM2.5 concentration at any given location, both current concentration and a 8-days forecast.

Grass blooming in Central Europe

The grass season is long - and Central Europe is in the midst of the blooming. Northern Europe is starting to feel the season.

Birch pollen – the north gets the rest

The birch pollen season is almost finished in most of Central and South Europe. The inhabitants of the northern regions can still expect moderate to high levels, as the weather (finally) warms up.

A first look at the grass pollen season

Grass pollen is the most common pollen allergy in Europe and the season is well under way. Central Europe can expect high levels, while the cold weather further north let us wait for the spread.

Birch pollen season in full swing in Europe

The birch pollen season is at its height in Central Europe, with high levels recorded across the continent. Southern Scandinavia is starting to feel the birch as well, and will see increasing pollen levels the next ten days.