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 […]

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 […]

What is air pollution? It sounds pretty straightforward… but it’s surprisingly complex!   We’ve all felt the negative effects of air pollution: whether it’s breathing in that sickly-sweet odor of hot asphalt, a hacking cough as you get out of the subway, or itchy eyes when you stop at a red light. But how polluted […]

Team Plume wishes you a fantastic new year, full of joy, happiness and fresh air. Now, open your lungs to the extraordinary: the latest version of the Plume Air Report, our air quality forecast app, is ready to start 2016! Continue reading

As the UN Summit on Climate Change ramps up in Paris, we are thrilled to announce today the launch of our World Air Map, a live map of air pollution around the world. The data revolution can help policymakers cut air pollution and communities take back control of their environment. We collect half a million open […]

After a busy summer, the Plume Labs team is thrilled to announce the launch of the Plume Air Report, our free air quality forecast app, in 150+ cities around the world! After a pilot release in France ahead of the 2015 UN Climate Change Summit, the Plume Air Report is now available both on iOS […]

The whole Plume Labs team is thrilled to introduce the Plume Air Report, the free air quality forecast app for iPhone! The Plume Air Report helps Parisians track in real-time average air pollution levels in their city, and avoid over-exposure to pollution thanks to personalized recommendations. Plume Labs designed an intuitive language (based on World Health […]