Bike-friendly cities are on the rise: less pollution, increased active transportation, and smoother travel whether you’re on your bike or in your car—happy citizens all around! The city of Copenhagen, famous for its cycling, has had more bikes on the road than cars since 2017. But don’t forget Amsterdam when it comes to bicycle super-cities. […]

We all want the best for our kids and that goes double when it comes to their health. That’s why with each new story that emerges about the harmful effects of air pollution on children, more and more parents are scrambling to find out how to avoid bad air. Thankfully, there are some simple ways […]

For the urban cyclist, life in the big city moves pretty fast. We’re all busy people, and thinking about air quality exposure can feel like one task too many in an action-packed day. Seem like hard work? It doesn’t have to be. Here’s how to beat the smog with maximum efficiency. Making sure you breathe […]

A new year means a fresh start. At Plume Labs, it’s an opportunity to take stock and remind ourselves of why we set out on our mission to help everyone find clean air. Air quality is a truly global issue, and the first step towards beating the smog is making sure we know what we’re […]

Oh, the weather outside is frightful. So, potentially, is the air pollution. But did you know that air quality is just as important indoors as it is outdoors? We spend around 90% of our time inside, and during that time we aren’t necessarily breathing any better. In poorly ventilated areas, air quality can vary by […]

The party’s nearly over. COP23, the 23rd UNFCCC Conference of the Parties, wraps up this week in Bonn. Emphasis has been on ensuring that nations ratifying the Paris Climate Agreement can meet standards limiting global warming to 2 degrees celsius—but air quality issues were also on the table. Fiji assumed presidency of the conference this […]

Those in the know can lower their exposure. To understand air pollution, you need to know what you breathe over time. The latest update to the Plume Air Report—the now worldwide air quality forecasting app—is designed with actionable information in mind, to help you beat smog in every city on Earth. Some air pollution sources […]

Air pollution knows no borders. Now, neither do we. The latest update to the Plume Air Report extends our geographical coverage to every city on Earth. This means we’re bringing pollution data to whole continents that don’t have ample open access data from air quality monitoring stations. Before the latest update, we only had two […]

There’s a big change in the air. For three years, Plume Labs has relied on publicly accessible air quality monitoring stations to build up our database of global air pollution. Using this method, we covered over 430 cities in 65 countries around the world. Enter the all new Plume Air Report with global coverage. Thanks […]

So you’ve just downloaded the Plume Air Report. Great! Time to learn more about how to get the data you need to simply and easily lower your exposure to air pollution. 😎 The air pollution data used in the Plume Air Report is provided by environmental monitoring networks run by local and national governments around […]